Grub Americana

recipes

Creamy Grits Casserole

This delicious, two-cheese casserole is a must for Southern Sunday brunches or serve at dinner with shrimp or ham.

Corn Pone

Corn Pones are also referred to as “hoecakes” or “Johnnycakes.” The Native Americans made them with just corn meal and water and ate it as their daily bread.

Quince Jelly

Make this stunning rose-colored quince jelly scented with a hint of lemon.

Quince Tarte Tatin

Tarte Tatin should ideally be eaten warm, or room temperature, the same day it’s made.

Quince Clafoutis

This light, rich, creamy, pudding-like dessert is a French classic.

Southern-Style Collard Greens

In the South we prefer to cook collards low and slow in a stockpot in bacon drippings with sweet onions, chopped ham and garlic.

Hoppin’ John

Hoppin’ John is so much more than just for New Year’s Eve.

Eggnog Pound Cake

A festive twist on traditional pound cake, this deliciously moist Eggnog Pound Cake takes your favorite Christmas drink and turns it into a heavenly dessert!

Creamy Chocolate Fudge

This super easy Creamy Chocolate Fudge takes just minutes to make and is a seriously delicious, lusciously creamy, no-fail fudge!

Chocolate Fudge Recipe

For those folks who feel scratch-made is best, here is a wonderful chocolate fudge recipe for you.

Sugar Cookies

These sugar cookies are the perfect starting place for a holiday cookie decorating party.

Spritz Cookies

Spritz cookies come from the German word Spritzen which means to squirt referring to the way these cookies are pushed through a cookie press to create beautiful shapes.

Jello Pastel Cookies

An easy and delicious Christmas cookie you can make using your favorite Jell-O flavor, or fusion of flavors.

Candy Cane Cookies

These Candy cane cookies are made with twists of green and red cookie dough flavored with fresh lemon juice.

Big Batch Kris Kringle Cookies

These rich and buttery Kris Kringle Cookies are made with white chocolate chips, sweet dried cranberries and toasted pecans for the absolute best Christmas cookies found anywhere.

Stained Glass Stars

Stained Glass Cookies are a Christmas classic. Sugar cookies are cut out in the shape os stars and filled with crushed Life Savers. As the cookies bake, the candy melts, creating a stained glass effect.

Swedish Christmas Cookies

Swedish cookies are called sandkaker or sandbakelse actually originated in Norway. Recipes for these Scandinavian Christmas treats have been passed down from generation to generation.

Cinnamon Stars

These gluten free Christmas cookies are a staple in German markets!

Hanukkah Cookie

Cream cheese adds richness to these delicious Hanukkah cookies.

Homemade Twinkies

You might even like these little filled cakes better than the popular commercial brand. This would make a great supervised project for the kids.

Mary Anne’s Twinkie Cake

No, it’s not a cake that tastes like a Twinkie. It’s a cake made out of Twinkies! If it sounds perfectly sinful, it’s because it is.

Patriotic Twinkie Pie

The only thing more patriotic than making this is sharing it with your fellow Americans.

Twinkie-Misu

You might want to bust out the good china for this one. Tastes great on paper plates too.

Sorghum Candy with Peanuts

This recipe for retro Sorgham Candy with Peanuts comes from the Brimley Estate in McKinney, Texas and date back to 1987.

Peanut Brittle with Sorghum

This Peanut brittle is a delicious treat, perfect for the holidays or anytime you need to satify your sweet tooth.

Corn Casserole

This no-fail corn casserole recipe is so easy and versatile.

Grapette BBQ Sauce

Grapette BBQ sauce was made in-house and used exclusively at the famous Shack barbeque near the capital in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas.

Shoofly Pie

This recipe is a twist on the authentic American Shoofly pie that comes to us from the Pennsylvania Amish, Mennonites, and Pennsylvania Dutch; we shall be grateful to them forever.

Pineapple Sorghum Cake

This delicious cake recipe comes from Mark and Sherry Guenther of the Muddy Pond Sorghum Mill.

Best Sorghum Cookies

This cookie recipe comes from the back of a Kentucky sorghum can. They are soft, chewy, and freeze very well.

Sorghum Molasses Pie

This is an adaptation of an old Appalachian recipe. While similar to Shoo Fly Pie, is does have a slightly different flavor profile.

The Elvis

This was “The King” Elvis Presley’s favorite sandwich.