Celebrate National Southern Food Day with these dishes and recipes

When you live in the south, every day is Southern Food Day. For the rest of the country, Jan. 22 is the designated day to celebrate. If you’re new to the south — or just want some ideas for ways to show love to your favorite foods — here are some of our favorite dishes and recipes.

Biscuits with blackberry jam (left) and strawberry jam from Flora & Flour owner/chef Lauren Raymond. (Chris Hunt/Special)

6 ways to get your biscuit fix

Try biscuits with a Spanish bent at this Atlanta restaurant

Learn how to make the perfect biscuits, step-by-step, from Chef Scott Peacocke

Learn to make Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit’s cinnamon biscuits

Learn to make delicious buttermilk biscuits from Flora & Flour’s Lauren Raymond

One Midtown Kitchen chef Matt Weinstein shares his recipe for buttermilk cheddar biscuits

Read about AJC food editor Ligaya Figueras’ biscuit-making adventure

 

The fried chicken at Busy Bee Cafe has been keeping customers coming back for seventy years. PHOTO CREDIT: Wyatt Williams

10 ways to indulge in some fried chicken

AJC readers picked their favorite metro Atlanta places for fried chicken

Take a Southern fried chicken crawl with these seven metro Atlanta spots

Try the Lemon Pepper Honey Fried Chicken from this West End spot

This Atlanta fried chicken spot shows flashes of brilliance

This Memphis export might just serve the perfect fried chicken

Try fried chicken with a Korean twist at this Duluth restaurant

USA Today says this is metro Atlanta’s best fried chicken

Use these tips and recipes to make tasty fried chicken at home

Cook up fried chicken with a twist with these recipes

Learn to make Rufus Estes’ Fried Chicken recipe

 

Barbecue is on the menu at Hawg & Ale Smokehouse. / Photo from the Hawg & Ale Facebook page

Get your barbecue on with these spots

Take a first look at Loyal Q BBQ in East Cobb

These two new Georgia barbecue joints were named among the best in America by one website

This new College Park spot serves up barbecue and all the fixings

Try these 5 OTP spots to get your barbecue fix

 

More ways to celebrate Southern food

Make warm collard green dip

Kevin Gillespie shares his recipe for collard greens

Saving Southern Recipes: Old-fashioned pocketbook rolls

Saving Southern Recipes: Old-fashioned sugar cookies

Saving Southern Recipes: Old-fashioned Hoppin’ John

Saving Southern Recipes: Jell-O Salad

Saving Southern Recipes: Little Layer Fudge Cake

 

 

Test your Southern food IQ

How well do you know Southern food? Take this quiz

Do you ‘speak Southern’? Take this quiz to find out

 

 

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