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Main Dishes

Every meal revolves around its entree and here are recipes for main dishes that offer both traditional dishes and some modern (and lighter) new twists on old favorites.

Authentic Southwestern Fajitas Recipe star
Fajitas don't come to mind as traditional Southern food, but they do hail from the American Southwest. Juicy, marinated strips of meat grilled to perfection, wrapped in warm tortillas and served with fresh salsa, lime and guacamole...a perfect meal any day of the year.

Bye Bye To The Holidays star
Southern does not have to mean high calorie.

Chicken Wild Rice Casserole Recipe star
Juicy chicken, rich and flavorful wild rice and a crispy, buttery crust make this casserole heavenly! This is a recipe to keep around when you have a lot of family to feed during the winter months. It is satisfying and wonderfully flavorful.

Cider Baked Ham Recipe star
A delicious combination of salty and sweet, cider-baked ham is a wonderful way to experience the rich flavors of fall. The cinnamon and cloves tone down the sweetness, while the Dijon gives it a little kick. It takes some time to prepare this ham, but the end result is well worth it.

Cooking Light Main Dishes star[offsite link]
Southern Cooking done tastefully with less calories and fat.

Dollar Store Gourmet, Works For Me! star
Tablescapes with materials from the dollar store are more popular today than ever! Kitchen gadgets to food spices are taking up a lot of space in the isles of those fun stores!

Easy Southern Barbecue Recipes star
Two easy ways to prepare this popular southern staple.

Hoppin John Recipe star[offsite link]
Famously authentic southern black eyed pea recipe

Jambalaya Stew Recipe star
In honor of Fat Tuesday, the Mardi Gras festival that preceeds the time of Lent, here is a recipe for Jambalaya. This is a satisfying dish of chicken, shrimp, sausage, peppers and onions in a spicy stew with rice or pasta.

Macaroni and Cheese star[offsite link]
One variation of the famous comfort food.

One Dish Meals star
One dish main recipes such as crock pot meals and casseroles.

Pimento Chicken Casserole Recipe star
Pimentos make a delightful addition to many southern dishes. This casserole is no exception!

Pimiento Cheese Spread Recipe star
Pimiento cheese is known as the "caviar of the South". This creamy, cheesey spread makes a great sandwich, a spread for crackers or dip for vegetables. The cheese and olive spread on English muffins is an excellent, flavorful cheese spread and goes well on toasted muffins.

Remembering Dear Friends and Recipes star
Memories of dear friends bring thoughts of happy get togethers we were so fortunate to experience and cherish.

Soups On! Tis the season.... star
Cooking with soup is a shortcut in cooking that saves time for the cook, besides bringing a delicious ingredient to your recipe.

Southern Family Meals star
Southern meals, the recipe for family gatherings.

Southern Potato Casserole star[offsite link]
A casserole that is a hit every time. Easy and delicious.

Turkey Tetrazzini Recipe star
Turkey Tetrazzini is a classic American pasta dish with mushrooms, Swiss or Parmesan cheese, turkey and a cream sauce. This is a flavorful, filling casserole and a great recipe to use up turkey leftovers.

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