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Vegan Cornbread

This Vegan Cornbread is fluffy, moist and southern-style! Vegan buttermilk gives it that incredible texture, and it’s so buttery with a hint of traditional sweetness. Serve with some vegan butter or as a side to some chili or soup. Cornbread is a staple in Black American homes, and since my cornbread here is slightly sweet, I’m referring specifically to Southern …

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Vegan Buttermilk Biscuits

These delicious Vegan Buttermilk Biscuits have a rich and flaky texture with only 7 ingredients! They taste just like the buttermilk biscuits you know and love, but dairy free! Buttermilk is a popular ingredient in Southern baking, and in this recipe we are using a vegan alternative that tastes very similar to the original. Even if you’re …

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Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes

Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes (or Candied Yams), like collard greens, fried cabbage and baked macaroni and cheese is a staple Southern Black side dish. Even though they aren’t dessert, they are sweet, sticky and covered in warm spices. Make this for a tried and tested recipe passed down through generations of Black women.

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Fried Plantains with Poulet DG

Fried Plantain with Poulet DG (Director General) is a super flavorful African meal featuring fried plantains, chicken, and vegetables in a tasty herb sauce inspired by French cuisine. Fancy and delicious, this dish is traditionally reserved for special occasions. I’m proud to collaborate with more than 30 Black recipe developers as we celebrate Black History Month …

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Southern Fried Cabbage with Bacon

This Southern Fried Cabbage with Bacon is the perfect soul food side dish. Made with cuts of cabbage that cook in bacon fat and seasonings until tender.  Cabbage, the versatile and nutritious vegetable, is an optimal part of Southern cuisine. The beauty of cabbage is that it can be made in various ways. The most …

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Black Folks Shrimp and Grits

This Black Folks Shrimp and Grits recipe is made with fluffy, creamy stone ground grits and served with Southern Creole seasoned gravy. Pair this soul food staple with any of your favorite seafood or shellfish. Origin/ Where Did Shrimp and Grits Originate  Shrimp and grits was originally an African dish made with ground maize and …

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