Grub Americana

sauces & condiments

Hot Pack Method of Canning Peaches

While limited attempts were made by some households to preserve foods using the Appert Method, it was the creation of the Mason jar and its sure-on lid that made home canning popular .

Chow-Chow, a favorite Southern condiment

Chow-chow is a popular pickled vegetable relish with roots in the American South, from Virginia and the Carolinas, across Kentucky and Tennessee, to Arkansas, Louisiana, and even parts of Texas and Oklahoma.

Homemade Mayonnaise

This creamy homemade Mayonnaise can be made in just minutes with fresh ingredients! So easy you may never buy mayonnaise again.

Mayhaw Jelly

Mayhaw jelly is a rare delicacy made from the tart red berries that grow in river shallows, creek beds, swamps, and byous of the American south from Georgia to Texas.

Benedictine Spread

This recipe is an adaptation of a sandwich spread made at Emma Lou’s Cafe in Louisvill’s Highlands neighborhood. It can also be used on celery sticks, crackers, and numerous other ways. Whatcha Need: 1 1/2 seedless cucumbers 1/2 small white onion (vadalia or other sweet variety) 1 1/2 teaspoons Kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon white pepper […]

The Masters Pimiento Cheese

Pimiento cheese has been served annually for over 40 years at the Masters Gold Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.

Red Rind Pimiento Cheese

Homemade Pimiento Cheese is a classic Southern recipe that’s rich, creamy, and so easy to make.

Dr Pepper BBQ Sauce

This thick, sticky sweet sauce with it’s cherry and spicy overtones is perfect for grilled chicken, brisket, or pulled pork.

White Southern Sausage Gravy

Made from scratch and ready in under 30 minutes, this creamy country-style sausage gravy is perfect served over warm biscuits.

Appalachian Sawmill Gravy

This is an old recipe said to have come from the cook of a well known nineteenth century Appalachian logging camp.

Muscadine Jelly

Discover the mouthwatering flavors of the South with our Muscadine Jelly recipe.

Quince Jelly

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

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.

Pawpaw Preserves

Pawpaw preserves are extremely versatile and makes an excellent topping for ice cream and yogurt.

White Cream Gravy

There are few foods that speak of Southern America more than cream (actually whole milk) gravy.