Showing posts with label easy BBQ sides. Show all posts
Showing posts with label easy BBQ sides. Show all posts

Friday, November 7, 2014

Southern Baked Beans

Baked Beans

These mouth watering Southern Baked Beans will compliment any BBQ or Grilling menu.


1 large onion, diced
2 (16-ounce) cans pork and beans
3 Tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup light brown sugar
4 Tablespoons ketchup
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 pound bacon strips, cut into 1/2-inch pieces


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In a Dutch oven, mix onion, pork and beans, mustard, maple syrup, light brown sugar,
ketchup, and lemon juice. 

Top with the bacon pieces. 

Bake, covered, for 45 to 60 minutes.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

"Fried Okra


This "Fried Okra" recipe taste delicious and the okra is tender. It is better than what you would get at Cracker Barrel!


1/2 cup cornmeal
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 pounds fresh okra, sliced 1/2-inch thick
1/2 cup buttermilk
6 cups oil, for frying


Heat oil in a large, heavy-bottomed skillet or Dutch oven to 350 degrees F.

In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, salt, pepper, garlic, onion, and cayenne pepper.

Dip okra in buttermilk and then dredge in cornmeal-flour mixture to coat well.

Carefully add okra to the hot oil and cook until golden brown.

Remove from oil, drain on paper towels, and then serve immediately.

Creamed Corn Cornbread

"Creamed Corn Cornbread" is an old great Southern cornbread recipe that is delicious and easy to make.


2 cups yellow cornmeal
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 cup creamed corn
2 tablespoons canola oil


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Place a 10-inch cast iron skillet into the oven.

In a bowl, combine the cornmeal, salt, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda.

Whisk together to combine well.

In a large bowl, combine the buttermilk, eggs, and creamed corn, whisking together until combined.

Slowly pour into the dry ingredients and mix for 3 minutes.

Pour into iron skillet.

Bake at 425 degrees F. 5 minutes.

Lower to 350 degrees and bake until golden brown or unit a toothpick comes out clean.

Slice and serve.