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Jane Parker Fruit Cakes

Jane Parker Fruit Cakes

Review: Classic and Dark Jane Parker Fruit Cakes make their return in 2017. We’ll try them both and share our results with you as we celebrate the return of these former A&P bakery classics. Made from the original recipe, and now made in the USA.

Summer Vegetable Casserole

Summer Vegetable Casserole

Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for preparing this delicious medley of summer vegetables. We’ve got squash, zucchini, tomatoes, potatoes and onions, topped with a little cheese to make a delightful display of summers best offerings. Printable recipe included.

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Christmas Giveaway – 2016

Christmas Giveaway – 2016

Contest has ended. It’s time to have a little fun here on Taste of Southern. Please take just a moment of your time and enter our 2016 Christmas Giveaway. We’ve got a couple of neat prizes that I think you’ll really enjoy should you be our winner. You can’t win without entering, so keep reading. Best of luck to you.

Christmas Giveaway – 2015

Christmas Giveaway – 2015

Giveaway Ended: Enter today to win our 2015 Christmas Giveaway. Entry is quick and easy. This giveaway ends at midnight on December 13, 2015. Winner will be announced on Monday, December 14, 2015. Yes, we’re giving away fruitcake, but this is no ordinary fruitcake. You’ll love this super moist, delicious Nutty Fruitcake from our friends at Southern Supreme in Bear Creek, North Carolina.

Main Dishes

Hog Jowl and Turnip Greens

Hog Jowl and Turnip Greens

Follow our complete, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this Hog Jowl and Turnip Greens recipe. Adapted from an old slave cabin cooking recipe, this recipe is most often served at breakfast with poached eggs. Printable recipe included.

Corned Ham Recipe

Corned Ham Recipe

Follow our complete, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this delicious, old southern favorite, Corned Ham. We’ll salt and brine a fresh ham for eleven days, then roast it in the oven to bring back the great flavors of the past. Printable recipe included.

Desserts

Japanese Fruitcake

Japanese Fruitcake

Follow our complete, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this Southern favorite known as a Japanese Fruitcake. This old fashioned Christmas cake contains raisins in a spice flavored cake with a coconut and orange filling. Printable recipe included.

Orange Slice Cake

Orange Slice Cake

Follow our complete, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this very moist, very delicious, Orange Slice Cake. We actually use those Orange Slice candies to make this cake. Similar to a fruit cake, but wait until you taste it. Printable recipe included.

Side Dishes

Hog Jowl and Turnip Greens

Hog Jowl and Turnip Greens

Follow our complete, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this Hog Jowl and Turnip Greens recipe. Adapted from an old slave cabin cooking recipe, this recipe is most often served at breakfast with poached eggs. Printable recipe included.

Southern Potato Salad

Southern Potato Salad

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this Southern Style Potato Salad, just like my Mama always made. Potato Salad is a great side dish to any meal. Perfect for church dinners, picnics, and so much more. Printable recipe included.

Breads

Easy Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Easy Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Follow our super easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make these two ingredient Pumpkin Spice Muffins. All you’ll need is cake mix and canned pumpkin. It really doesn’t get much easier than this to make muffins. Printable recipe included.

Easy Pizza Dough

Easy Pizza Dough

Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this super easy pizza dough. No kneading is required. It only takes a few minutes to mix up the dough and after a short rest, you can add your favorite toppings and enjoy your own delicious homemade pizza. Printable recipe included.

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Giblet Gravy

Giblet Gravy

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Follow our complete, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this Giblet Gravy from scratch. An old time favorite for your mashed potatoes, turkey or dressing. We make this using the giblets from our turkey, just in time for the holidays. Printable recipe included.

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Old Fashioned Pineapple Cake Recipe

Old Fashioned Pineapple Cake Recipe

| November 12, 2017 | 4 Comments

Follow our complete, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make this homemade, Old Fashioned Pineapple Cake Recipe. We make the layers from scratch, and the frosting from scratch. I think you’ll love the old fashioned frosting on this one. Printable Recipe Included.

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Cornish Hens – Sheet Pan Dinner

Cornish Hens – Sheet Pan Dinner

| November 8, 2017 | 58 Comments

Follow our complete, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this delicious sheet pan dinner featuring Cornish Hens. We’ve teamed up with OXO Good Grips for a look at more of their great tools for your kitchen. You just need one pan to make a complete meal. Printable recipe included.

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Pig Picking Cake

Pig Picking Cake

| November 6, 2017 | 4 Comments

Follow our complete, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this super delicious Pig Picking Cake recipe. One of the Souths favorite desserts is much easier to make than you might expect. Printable recipe included.

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