Chitlins are sometimes made from swine intestines and are simmered for hours before being battered and fried. They are frequently eaten with apple cider vinegar and spicy sauce.
The water that remains in the pot after boiling greens or beans is referred to as potlikker, which is also written "pot liquor."
If you're not from the South, the name "hushpuppy" might make you think of cute animals or a well-known vintage shoe company.
Hoecakes are a sort of cornmeal flatbread cooked with ground corn, salt, and water. Johnnycakes are another name for them on occasion.
A popular Southern treat, hummingbird cake is comprised of a cake with banana, pineapple, cinnamon, vanilla, and pecans and is topped with a sweet cream cheese frosting.
Possum pie is a sweet dish often prepared with pecans, cream cheese, sour cream, vanilla pudding, and chocolate custard.
A popular food in many Southern homes is corn fritters, a delectable snack made from corn kernels, flour, egg, and milk.
Popular in the South, chow-chow is a tasty relish consisting of a variety of vegetables, including tomatoes, onions, cauliflower, peas, and even cabbage.
The name "Killed Lettuce" comes from the wilted appearance the greens take on when the warm drippings are poured over them. It is made from greens and onions and tossed in hot bacon fat.
The pie has a crunchy top layer of brown sugar crumbs and is made with ingredients including molasses, sugar, flour, and egg.