10 Best Southern Food Blogs
These Southern cooking blogs will satisfy all your comfort food cravings!
- Updated September 12, 2019
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There's a reason that everyone loves Southern food, whether your roots are in the South or not. Actually, there are a lot of reasons, including the profound sense of place that Southern chefs bring to their recipes. The welcoming vibe coming from most Southern kitchens doesn't hurt either.
But we think the list of reasons why people love Southern food begins with the incredible flavors you'll find in Southern cuisine.
Many popular recipes are rich, indulgent, and comforting. We definitely love these. After all, recipes like gooey banana cake, crispy fried chicken, and fresh buttery biscuits are basically heaven on a plate. However, even simpler (and healthier) Southern recipes always seem to burst with personality. We're thinking of things like collard greens and barbecued chicken. Most people don't think "exciting" when they think chicken and veggies, but Southern cuisine transforms even everyday recipes into something with panache, personality, and that sense of coziness that everyone loves.
So, with so much to love about Southern food, we we wanted to direct you to some of our favorite Southern food bloggers!
This list is basically a treasure map for people who want to find great Southern recipes. These Southern food blogs feature amazing meal ideas, plus you'll get to read about the passion that these bloggers have for Southern food and for all of the other traditions that come along with it. For example, many of the chefs on this list find a strong connection to their families and their communities through their Southern cooking. Reading about those personal connections is what makes food writing, and especially food blogging, so special!
So, without further ado, please read on for the 10 Best Southern Recipe Blogs! And if there's a blogger that you think we've missed, please drop us a line in the comments below. We're always thrilled to discover more greatness in the blogging community.
Stacey Little's passion for Southern food is apparent from the moment you land on Southern Bite. But one of our favorite things about this Southern food blog is the focus on making food that is front-to-back comforting. That means the recipes are easy to follow, fuss free (unless a little fuss is called for), and perfect for feeding friends and family.
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Syrup & Biscuits
Born and raised in Alabama, Jackie Garvin didn't let her move to Tampa, Florida get in the way of celebrating her Southern heritage. In fact, she took the change of scenery as a motivation to share her roots with her family, and we are certainly glad she transformed it all into a blog that she shares with the world. On Syrup & Biscuits you'll find comforting Southern food classics, plus plenty of family-friendly dishes you can make any night of the week.
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Spicy Southern Kitchen
For Southern recipes with a little bit of kick, head on over to Christin Mahrlig's blog. But if you're not super into spice, don't worry. You'll find plenty of other amazing Southern dishes as well, like Coca-Cola Cake with Boiled Peanut Frosting.
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Never Enough Thyme
Lana Stuart's blog is filled with Southern favorites that will remind you of a bygone era when life was a little slower and food was a little simpler (but somehow it was even more delicious). Browse Never Enough Thyme for satisfying recipes that will make everyone feel welcome in your home.
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Erika Council's blog boasts delicious Southern recipes with artful photos and compelling stories. Just visiting Southern Soufflé will make you want to slow down and make your kitchen, and possibly your life, a little more elegant. Erika is best known for her Biscuit Pop-Up in Atlanta, so if you are in the area be sure to check it out!
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Biscuits and Such
The first thing you'll notice when you visit Elena's blog is a large photo of fresh biscuit dough with biscuits cut out of it. If that doesn't make you excited to read more (i.e. read everything) on this Southern food blog, we don't know what will. And you'll be glad that you did, as you browse recipes for chicken biscuit sliders, strawberry skillet cake, and more!
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The Southern Lady Cooks
For homestyle Southern cooking, look no further than this blog from Judy Yeager and her daughters. The Southern Lady Cooks blends Southern and country cooking for recipes that are a little nostalgic, a lot comforting, and always completely delicious.
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Divas Can Cook
A lot of the Southern recipe blogs on this list focus on nostalgic cooking, but Divas Can Cook shows that a few modern upgrades can be magical! Monique will help you become more confident in cooking amazing Southern food and make sure you have a lot of fun in the process.
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Kelli's Kitchen is definitely a place you want to be, especially if you're hungry! With family-friendly Southern meals like Creamy Macaroni and Cheese and Southern Baked Beans, your whole family will be running to the kitchen for dinner time.
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We can't stop browsing photos from this Southern food blog! Jocelyn Delk Adams transforms traditional Southern cooking into something that's vibrant and fun for chefs of all skill levels. Oh, and don't forget that these recipes look delicious! Check out Grandbaby Cakes today. You'll be very glad you did.
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There you have it! We hope you enjoyed reading this list of best Southern food blogs as much as we enjoyed writing it. Our "recipes to make" list is now a mile long. As we mentioned above, be sure to leave us a comment if there are any other blogs or Southern cooking websites that we might have missed. Give your favorite Southern bloggers some recognition!
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