14 Southern Seasonings and Sauce Recipes

By: Natalie Taylor, Editor, FaveSouthernRecipes.com

There's nothing worse than taking a bite of something you spent hours cooking, only to find it has no flavor. We've created this collection of 14 Southern Seasonings and Sauce Recipes to take your recipes from bland to grand.

Whether you'd like to make homemade barbecue sauce, Mississippi Comeback Sauce, or even your own seasoning mix, we've got you covered! If you're looking to save money or just add a homemade touch to your cooking, these Southern recipes will help you do both. These homemade sauces and seasoning mixes would also make great gifts. Think of it as a savory alternative to a jar of homemade jam!

Homemade Barbecue Sauce Recipes

Sweet, savory, and totally delicious, these homemade barbecue sauce recipes are the perfect addition to your table. These sweet and savory recipes will go great with pork, chicken, or beef. Plus, since you're making these sauces yourself, you'll know exactly what is in them. These unique Southern recipes feature special ingredients such as orange marmalade, honey, red pepper flakes, and even root beer! Try one or try them all for a wonderful range of flavors.

Southern Sauce Recipes

Originally invented in Mississippi, Comeback Sauce is something that should be enjoyed in every state. This signature Southern sauce is creamy, zesty, and downright delicious. We've included two recipes for you to try; one recipe prides itself on simplicity, while the other has more complex flavors. These recipes for Mississippi Comeback Sauce will keep in your refrigerator just like ketchup or mayonnaise. That means you can always keep them on hand! Sweet and Spicy Jezebel Sauce gets its signature flavor from pineapple preserves, horseradish, and a few other special ingredients. This sauce goes especially well with ham!

Southern Seasoning Mix Recipes

Seasoning packets abound in the spice aisle at the grocery store, but the ingredient list can be long and include spices you don't like. Making your own spice mixes gives you complete control over what is in them. We've included a wide array of spices and seasonings such as ranch mix, Cajun seasoning, and a variety of pork rubs. These seasoning recipes are made with such spices as dried ground mustard, red chili flakes, and garlic powder. These spice mixes add the perfect amount of flavor and zest to your recipes. Now that you know how to make ranch mix and Cajun seasoning you can keep these spices on hand.

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