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Southern United States cuisine

The cuisine of the Southern United States is defined as the historical regional culinary form of states generally south of the Mason Dixon Line dividing Pennsylvania from Maryland and Delaware as well as along the Ohio River, and extending west to southern Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.

Bananas-Foster

Bananas Foster

This is a delicious flambéed banana dessert with ice cream and a lovely spiced sauce. Truly a decadent dessert for the sweet tooth.

Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie

This buttermilk pie recipe produces a rich, dense custard pie. It is an old-time favourite pie, served at many Sunday dinners after a meal of…

Chess Pie

Chess Pie

This is a simple, old-fashioned chess pie recipe that has a wonderfully rich flavour. This southern specialty is basic but tastes amazing!

Comeback Sauce

Comeback Sauce

Comeback sauce is a dipping sauce for fried foods or as a salad dressing in the cuisine of central Mississippi.

Pimento cheese on crackers

Pimento Cheese

Pimento cheese can be served as a spread on crackers or celery, scooped onto corn chips or tortilla chips, mixed in with mashed yolks for…

Seafood Okra Gumbo

Seafood-based gumbo generally has shrimp, crab meat, and sometimes oysters. Andouille sausage is often added to both meat and seafood gumbos to provide piquancy, substance,…

Smith Island Cake

Smith Island Cake

Smith Island has its own region-specific traditional cuisine. The most famous dish is a locally produced cake featuring 8 to 15 thin layers filled with…