Traditional Southern Red Velvet Cake with Heritage Frosting

This is Mama Carmela’s cherished recipe for Red Velvet Cake with Heritage frosting.  Perfection takes a bit of time, but this is an easy to follow, classic, Southern cake, made with love and tastes outrageous; well worth the little bit of extra effort! It is incredibly delicious with cream cheese or cooked heritage frosting—my choice…

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Mama Sylvia’s Deep South Fried Green Tomatoes

Whether they’re a childhood favorite or a new discovery, once you’ve tried Mama Sylvia’s Fried Green Tomatoes, it’ll be hard to forget ’em! The recipe for this down‐home Southern classic is so easy and delicious, you’ll want to make ’em all year long! What You’ll Need: 1 egg 1/2 cup water 1 / teaspoons salt…

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Southern Smothered Chicken Breasts with Onion Gravy & Food Facts of the Old South

This week’s recipes will be dedicated to the Rich South where regional cuisine developed local food supplies and blended with the varied cultural backgrounds of its cooks. The rural agricultural South produced vegetables, fruits, nuts, rice and corn. Game was plentiful: deer, rabbits, squirrels, birds and ducks of all kinds. Oysters, crabs, shrimp, saltwater and…

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