Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits: These are homemade buttermilk biscuits with just four ingredients, a recipe that has been passed down through the years. Franklin Thompson, Tarboro, N.C.
Easy Slow-Cooker Mac & Cheese: When I prepare this flawless mac and cheese, my sons always tell me I'm the best mom ever. Is there anything greater than that? Hamburg, Pennsylvania's Heidi Fleek
Fish and Fries: "Tuck in" as though you're in a classic British bar. These moist, tender fish fillets baked in the oven have a simple, nutritious coating that is equally crunchy and golden as when they are deep-fried.
Mini Apple Pies: Every year during my high school years, the mother of my closest friend would make this recipe for tiny apple pies. When she showed it to me, I was ecstatic for once, I felt like an adult! Texas's Katie Ferrier, Houston
Shrimp Po'Boys with Pineapple Slaw: This variation on the classic po'boy sandwich cuts calories and fat while increasing flavor and vegetables. To give the shrimp a smoky taste, broil them.
Smooth Sweet Tea: This is a smooth, easy-drinking tea with just the proper quantity of sugar to keep it from being too sweet. A pinch of baking soda removes any bitterness from the drink.
Southern Fried Chicken with Gravy: Although the South may have invented fried chicken, it is a global favorite! This recipe is enhanced by the addition of seasonings and a thick gravy.