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Entrees

Entrees are the cornerstone of your dinner menus, and we’ve got you covered. From quick and easy, like our Sausage, Peppers, and Onions sheet pan dinner, to low and slow like Southern Pulled Pork, you’ll find the main dish recipes you need.

Southern Fried Chicken made the simple, old-fashioned way it used to be made. Just sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper, dredge in flour, and fry! So easy!

Southern Fried Chicken

Southern Fried Chicken made the simple, old-fashioned way it used to be made. Just sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper, dredge in flour, and fry! So easy! It should be common knowledge that my Granny made the best fried chicken ever. Certainly it was legendary in our family! And this recipe is exactly the …

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Chicken Corn Chowder is a rich and creamy soup filled with corn, chicken, bacon, and cheese. It's easy to make and kid-friendly!

Chicken Corn Chowder

Chicken Corn Chowder is a rich and creamy soup filled with corn, chicken, bacon, and cheese. It’s easy to make and kid-friendly! Fresh summer corn is perfect in this recipe, but to make it easier and available all year, you can use frozen corn. It’s creamy and hearty but not overly filling, with a little …

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Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole is a Southern favorite and this version has a few secret ingredients that make it the best! It's perfect for a potluck gathering or new parents and it's freezer friendly!

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole is a Southern favorite and this version has a few secret ingredients that make it the best! It’s perfect for a potluck gathering or new parents and it’s freezer friendly! Have you ever eaten Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole? It’s just an old-fashioned, simple chicken casserole that shows up at most church …

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BBQ Pork Pizza with Roasted Corn, Jalapeno, and Smoked Mozzarella is super easy using pre-cooked bbq pork. This BBQ Pork Pizza pops with flavor and is a great addition to a weekly meal plan.

BBQ Pork Pizza

BBQ Pork Pizza with Roasted Corn, Jalapeno, and Smoked Mozzarella is super easy using leftover bbq pork. This BBQ Pork Pizza pops with flavor and is a great addition to a weekly meal plan.  With a few homemade ingredients and the help of some ready-made foods, you can have a tasty, original pizza on the …

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Double crust chicken pot pie on a cutting board with fresh thyme.

Double Crust Chicken Pot Pie

This double crust chicken pot pie has a rich, creamy sauce with lots of vegetables, and is topped with a savory thyme crust. And you can make it easy and use refrigerated pie crust! This double-crust chicken pot pie can be made with puffed pastry or even refrigerated pie crust, but if you have time, …

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A white bowl of classic beef chili topped with grated cheese.

Easy Chili Recipe

Easy chili recipe with canned beans, ground beef, onions, and tomatoes. This recipe is simple and basic with pantry ingredients. It’s the perfect classic chili to put on the table on a busy weeknight! I love chili of all different kinds, don’t you? I like the spicy Chili Without Beans that my family prefers, but …

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A bowl of sausage risotto with a glass of wine in the background.

Sausage and Mushroom Risotto

This Italian Sausage and Mushroom Risotto recipe comes from the DeLaura-Abate family archives and is the best risotto I’ve ever had! Full of mushrooms, sweet Italian sausage, and flavored with red wine, this sausage risotto will have your guests coming back for seconds and thirds! My friend Rita’s grandparents emigrated to the United States from …

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Close up view of the inside of a cooked jalapeno turkey burger.

Jalapeno Turkey Burgers

Jalapeno Turkey Burgers are spicy and delicious, with minced jalapeno, sundried tomatoes, green onions, and parsley mixed in for tons of fresh flavor! These spicy turkey burgers make getting dinner on the table a snap! You can prep all the ingredients a day ahead and just cook the burgers when you need them. And these …

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This Southern Meatloaf Recipe is a simple classic, with onions and green peppers and not much else. This is the way Mom made meatloaf!

Southern Meatloaf Recipe

This Southern Meatloaf Recipe is a simple classic, with onions and green peppers and not much else. This is the way Mom made meatloaf! If you grew up in the rural South, this Southern Meatloaf Recipe was probably a staple in your house. As a kid, I remember thinking, “Ugh, meatloaf again,” but as an adult, …

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Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders

Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders are a kid favorite with crispy panko bread crumbs and easy honey mustard sauce. My family gobbles this chicken like nobody’s business and I bet yours will too! Coming up with quick and easy dinner ideas can be challenging for busy parents, so this Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders recipe is perfect …

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Pizza Pasta Salad with pepperoni, peppers, tomatoes, and mozzarella balls is super easy--and perfect for tailgates. Minimal chopping is required and you can mix and match ingredients.

Pizza Pasta Salad

Pizza Pasta Salad with pepperoni, peppers, tomatoes, and mozzarella balls is super easy–and perfect for tailgates. Minimal chopping is required and you can mix and match ingredients. If we’re tailgating then you can bet I’m bringing along this Pizza Pasta Salad. It’s one of the simplest recipes I have, yet everyone devours it! Teenagers especially …

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Closeup photo of a bowl of bacon cheeseburger soup with toppings.

Cheeseburger Soup

Cheeseburger Soup is everything you love in a burger—bacon, beef, cheese, onions, tomatoes, all in a creamy, luscious, EASY soup! I don’t know about you, but I adore soups in the winter. I think I could eat soup for lunch and supper every day. But sometimes, you just want a burger, right? A thick, juicy …

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A white bowl filled with chicken vegetable soup.

Chicken Vegetable Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup is filled with shredded chicken, butterbeans, corn, tomatoes, okra and onion—all frozen which means no chopping! Healthy, quick, and easy! This chicken vegetable soup is our new go-to for the winter. Well, in addition to Homemade Tomato Soup and White Chicken Chili. And easy Classic Chili. And my favorite Navy Bean and …

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Salmon patties on a plate ready to eat!

How to Make Salmon Patties

Learn how to make Salmon Patties with canned salmon, a quick and easy meal that you can have on the table in less than thirty minutes. Salmon Patties are crispy on the outside and kids love them! If you grew up in the South, chances are you ate salmon patties pretty regularly. Or maybe fish sticks …

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A white bowl filled with navy bean and ham soup with a sprig of parsley.

Navy Bean and Ham Soup

Navy Bean and Ham Soup made easy with canned beans, ham hocks, carrots, celery, dried rosemary and thyme, and a little bacon for flavor. This is the best Navy Bean Soup! It’s so easy to get caught in a soup rut, like a chicken rut, where you serve the same old same old recipes week …

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A white plate with three meatloaf muffins covered in ketchup sauce.

Meatloaf Muffins

Meatloaf Muffins are so easy to make and they’re topped with a zesty ketchup and brown sugar glaze! These are a kid favorite and they freeze well. One of the simplest entrees you can make for supper is Classic Meatloaf. And it’s versatile—you can use ground beef or ground turkey, and you can hide vegetables …

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