40 Easy Recipes for a Southern Potluck
These down-home dishes will surely make you the talk of the potluck!
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40 Easy Recipes for a Southern Potluck is a collection of down-home dishes ranging from entrees to desserts with a little bit of everything in between. What makes for a great Southern potluck dish? It should be portable, shareable and packed with enough flavor for all of your guests. To give your dishes a Southern flair, adding a little spice never hurts...if you enjoy spicy food, it's a great way to kick up the volume and really take in the famous tastes featured below the Mason-Dixon line.
When making easy recipes for a Southern potluck, cook with some personality! These flavors are big and bold; don't be shy with adding in new additions or adding a new twist to the copycat restaurant recipes listed below.
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Potluck Main Dishes
Any southern dish worth its salt comes with a hearty helping of meat smothered in sauce. Take a peek at these down-home recipes below and pick what suits your fancy. Corral the family around the table to give them a try.
We've rounded up some of your favorite famous restaurant recipes to bring you potluck ideas that simply can't be beat. If you have ever been to the South, then you are probably aware that they take their comfort food seriously. These potluck main dishes are great go-to recipes for large gatherings or cozy nights with the family.
Rain or shine, you'll want to cook these easy main dish recipes with your family and pass on special Sunday traditions from generation to generation! If you love filling food that makes everyone happy, you'll love this collection:
Potluck Casserole Recipes for a Crowd
A list of easy recipes for a Southern potluck would not be complete without comforting casseroles. These simple casserole ideas are perfect for lazy evenings spent reminiscing with family and friends.
In fact, these potluck casserole recipes for a crowd are some of the tastiest old-fashioned dishes around, and they're perfect for feeding large groups of people. Any one of these yummy Southern recipes would certainly make Grandma proud! After all, there is nothing better than a casserole when you are pressed for time and need a lot of food.
Southern Potluck Sides
No need to travel down south to try out some of these tantalizing side dishes. These recipes are a snap to make and take in the car to your next summer potluck. If you are a fan of Southern vegetable recipes, there are sides here that will surely hit the spot.
Here you will find side dish recipes fit for a true Southern Belle. If you are looking for side dishes like green beans, homemade bread, and refreshing coleslaw, you will find them here. These beautiful Southern potluck sides will be the most tempting dishes on the table, and you'll find that they're the first food item to disappear. Many of these side dish recipes are just like their restaurant versions!
There are so many more side dish options, and they are so simple to make! No matter what time of year or whatever the occasion, this collection is a great way to help you find the very best dishes to serve:
Southern Potluck Salads
Here you will find salad recipes and homemade versions of salads from your favorite restaurants. If you are looking for salad recipes that are sure to blow everyone away, you will find them here.
Homemade dressing is one of the most simple and delicious things to make, and many of these salads include instructions on how to make the perfect dressing to complement the dish. Easy Southern potluck salads don't come any more foolproof than these. You'll find that there's no such thing as an ordinary salad when you channel your inner Southern cook.
In this free eCookbook, you'll find your favorite salad dressings and sauces from your favorite restaurants: How to Make Salad Dressing and Copycat Sauces: 12 Homemade Dressing and Sauce Recipes
Southern Potluck Dessert Recipes
The best way to end a Southern Potluck meal is with a blue ribbon-worthy dessert. Whether you want pie, cookies, or cake, we've got 'em all. Saddle up for a delicious end to a satisfying meal.
Every person who loves peanut butter cups will go crazy for these Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cookies, and Muffin Tin Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake is always a hit around the holidays. Now you can make your baking even simpler by putting those muffin pans to good use. That's because every one of these Southern potluck dessert recipes shows you how to use a muffin tin in a new and exciting way!
Sometimes we just aren't willing to spend the time and money on a trip to a fancy restaurant! Now you can enjoy The Cheesecake Factory's cheesecakes on your own time and budget with these marvelous copycat recipes:
What's your favorite easy recipe for a Southern potluck? Be sure to let us know in the comments.
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