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Format: Recipe, Book, Page Number

TLBSC denotes The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook (W.W. Norton, 2007)

SFS denotes Lee Bros. Simple Fresh Southern (Clarkson Potter, 2009)


Applejack Punch, SFS 29

Budget Campari, SFS 45

Celery Julep, SFS 36

Cheerwine Cocktails (Nos. 1 & 2), TLBSC 37

Corncob Wine, TLBSC 29

Garden and Gun Cocktail, TLBSC 52

Ginger Lemonade, SFS 33

Ginger Lemon Drop, SFS 34

Gran’s Mimosa, TLBSC 34

Honeydew Wine Coolers, SFS 28

Hummers, SFS 35

Iced Tea (& Lee Bros. Sweet Tea), TLBSC 21

Jack and Ginger, TLBSC 51

Johns Island Iced Tea, TLBSC 43

Lee Bros. Tannenbaum Tipple, TLBSC 48

Lemonade, TLBSC, 36

Lemon Gingerita, SFS 34

Lowcountry Pousse-Rapiére, SFS 40

Mint Julep (& A Pitcher of Mint Juleps), TLBSC 26

Peach Sake, TLBSC 54

Peach Iced Tea, SFS 39

Peach Tea Julep, SFS 39

PJ Martini, SFS 45

PJ Smooth, SFS 45

Planter’s Punch, TLBSC 32

Purple Jesus (“PJ”), SFS 44

Red Strawberry Wine Coolers, SFS 28

St. Cecilia Punch, TLBSC 18

Sazerac, TLBSC 45

Scuppernong Sake, TLBSC 55

Simple Syrup (& Mint Simple Syrup), TLBSC 24

Spiced Rum-and-Cokes, SFS 43

Sour Orange Mojito, TLBSC 47

Strawberry Wine Coolers, SFS 27

Tangerine Wine Coolers, SFS 28

Watermelon Sake, TLBSC 55

Watermelon Margaritas, SFS 30

Watermelon Lime Coolers, SFS 30


A New Crab Dip, TLBSC 69

Basil Fresh Cheese Wrapped in Roasted Red Pepper Strips, SFS 95

Black Pepper Fresh Cheese, SFS 94

Boiled Peanuts, TLBSC 60

Boiled Soybeans (Edamame), TLBSC 65

Butterbean Pate, TLBSC 73

Buttermilk Fresh Cheese and 11 Delicious Things to Do with It, SFS 93

Catfish Pate, TLBSC 79

Cheese Relish, SFS 59

Cheese Straws, TLBSC 67

Clams with Sweet Potato, Smoked Sausage and Watercress, SFS 56

Cocktail Eggs with Pimentos and Country Ham, SFS 91

Country Ham Biscuits, TLBSC 71

Deviled Eggs, TLBSC 87

Field Caviar: A Southern Pea Salad for Dipping, TLBSC 99

Fresh Cheese Garlanded with Roasted Red Peppers, Olive Oil, and Lemon, SFS 95

Garlic-Chile Crabs, SFS 49

Ham Relish, TLBSC 94

Herbed Fresh Cheese, SFS 94

Hot and Spicy Clams with Sweet Potato, Smoked Sausage and Watercress, SFS 58

Jade Shrimp Cocktail, SFS 66

Lee Bros. Shrimp Pate, SFS 60

Lemon Zest Fresh Cheese, SFS 94

Pickled Shrimp, TLBSC 81

Pickled Oysters, TLBSC 96

Pimento Cheese (For Spreading & For Grilling), TLBSC 89

Radish Butter, SFS 82

Roasted Tomato Aspic, TLBSC 83

Salt-and-Pepper Shrimp, SFS 84

Spiced Pecans, TLBSC 85

Skillet-Roasted Quail with Wilted Spinach, SFS 53

“Smoked” Fresh Cheese, SFS 95

Smoked Shrimp with 3 Dipping Sauces, SFS 97

Squid with Watermelon and Basil, SFS 89

Sweet Potato and Okra Fritters with Buttermilk-Garlic Dipping Sauce, SFS 86

Tarragon Fresh Cheese and Broiled Grapes on French Bread Toasts, SFS 95

Oyster Cocktails (Nos. 1 & 2), SFS 78

Oyster Shooters (Edisto River & Cooper River), TLBSC 75

Pecan-Crusted Fresh Cheese, SFS 95

Vanilla Fresh Cheese, SFS 94

West Indies Salad, SFS 55


Boiled Peanut Soup, TLBSC 301

Brunswick Stew, TLBSC 252

Butterbean Soup with Curried Buttermilk, TLBSC 298

Butternut Squash Soup with Rosemary, SFS 108

Carolina Pork Hash, TLBSC 273

Chicken and Sweet Potato-Orange Dumplings, TLBSC 285

Chicken Bog, TLBSC 277

Chilled Tomato Soup, SFS 112

Collard Greens and Winter Roots Soup, SFS 105

Creamy Asparagus Soup with Grilled Asparagus, SFS 115

Creamy Sweet-Onion Soup, SFS 106

Fish Stew Man’s Red Fish Stew, TLBSC 249

Frogmore Stew, TLBSC 255

Greens-and-Roots Reunion Soup, TLBSC 305

Hominy Stew with Chicken and Chiles, SFS 117

Kentucky Burgoo, TLBSC 259

Lettuce Soup, SFS 107

Oyster Soup, SFS 103

Pepperpot, TLBSC 270

Rainy Day in Dallas Tortilla Soup, TLBSC 307

Russwood Circle Chile Con Carne, TLBSC 280

She-Crab Soup, TLBSC 289

Shrimp Chowder, TLBSC 295

Stolen Tomato Bisque, TLBSC 291

Summer Corn Soup with Butterbean Dumplings, TLBSC 293

Sunday Gumbo, TLBSC 262

Tuesday Gumbo, TLBSC 267

White Gazpacho, SFS 111


A New Ambrosia, TLBSC 190

Blackened Potato Salad, TLBSC 197

Cabbage and Lime Salad with Roasted Peanuts, SFS 129

Carrot and Turnip Slaw with Dill, SFS 132

Cherry Tomato and Soybean Salad, SFS 121

Coleslaw, TLBSC 195

Cucumber, Tomato, and Okra Salad, SFS 124

Curried New Potato Salad, SFS 137

Easy Ambrosia, SFS 122

Field Pea Salad with Gingered Beets and Lemon, SFS 139

Green Goddess Potato Salad, SFS 126

Red Rice Salad, SFS 138

Roasted Red Pepper and Corn Salad with Tuna, SFS 135

Snow Pea and Carrot Salad with Ginger Dressing, SFS 133

Succotash Salad, TLBSC 193

Best Family Farm Corn-Bread Salad, TLBSC 188

Cold Rice Salad with Country Ham, English Peas, and Mint, TLBSC 180


Grits and Hominy:

Clemson Blue Cheese Grits, TLBSC 151

Grits Cakes (Deep-Fried & Pan-Fried), TLBSC 154

Lemon Grits, TLBSC 153

Lime Grits, TLBSC 153

Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Grits Soufflé, TLBSC 162

Simple Grits, TLBSC 146

Slab Bacon Grits, TLBSC 149

Squash and Mushroom Hominy, TLBSC 219

Summer-Herbed Grits, TLBSC 148

Winter-Herbed Grits, TLBSC 148


Hoppin’ John, TLBSC 168

Oyster Purloo, TLBSC 175

Red Rice, TLBSC 172

Saigon Hoppin’ John, TLBSC 170

Squab Purloo, TLBSC 178

Toasted Rice and Peas “Hoppin’ John,” SFS 157


Braised Carrots with Tarragon and Lime, SFS 165

Collard Greens with Poblano Chiles and Chorizo, SFS 146

Corn and Okra Pudding, TLBSC 237

Corn Macque Choux, TLBSC 223

Creamed Corn, TLBSC 221

Crispy Fried Okra, TLBSC 217

Fried Green Tomatoes, TLBSC 214

Hot Slaw a La Greyhound Tavern, TLBSC 200

Kilt Lettuce and Ramps, TLBSC 203

Lemon-Glazed Sweet Potatoes, SFS 151

Matt’s Honey-Glazed Field Peas, TLBSC 226

Pimento-Cheese Potato Gratin, SFS 155

Roasted New Potatoes with Country Ham and Chiles, SFS 162

Roasted Parsnips with Mint, SFS 160

Roasted Zucchini with Toasted Pecans and Lemon, SFS 167

Skillet Green Beans with Orange, SFS 148

Smoked Cauliflower, SFS 166

Sneaky Collards, TLBSC 210

Spinach with Collards Seasoning, SFS 150

Squash Half-Moons with Butter, Sesame and Salt, SFS 145

Summer Squash Casserole, TLBSC 239

Sunday Collards, TLBSC 205

Tuesday Collards, TLBSC 208

Winter Squash Casserole, TLBSC 241


Green Tomato and Apple Tart, TLBSC 232

Macaroni and Cheese, TLBSC 235

Oyster Dressing, TLBSC 403



Baked Country Ham, TLBSC 327

Braised Oxtails, TLBSC 357

City Ham Steak with Red-Eye Gravy, TLBSC 346
Chicken-Fried Steak with Vidalia Cream Gravy, TLBSC 364

Conley’s Braised Stuffed Quail, TLBSC 313

Country Captain, TLBSC 340

Duck Breasts with Raspberries and Rose, SFS 209

Easy Chicken and Dumplings, SFS 181

Easy Chicken and Lemon-Black Pepper Dumplings, SFS 182

Easy North Carolina-Style Half Picnic Shoulder, TLBSC 355

Francisco’s Tractor-Disk Wok Venison, TLBSC 360

Gran’s Flank Steak, SFS 202

Grillades and Gravy, SFS 212

Harlem Meatloaf, TLBSC 362

Hollywood Liver Pudding, TLBSC 343

Jambalaya, TLBSC 182

Luau-Style BBQED Picnic Shoulder, TLBSC 352

Oven BBQED Picnic Shoulder, TLBSC 349

Pork Loin Chops with Mushroom Chutney, SFS 196

Pork Loin Chops with Pear and Vidalia Pan Gravy, TLBSC 316

Pork Tenderloins with Madeira and Fig Gravy, SFS 207

Scuppernong Grape and Hot-Pepper-Roasted Duck, TLBSC 323

Skirt Steak with Parsley Sauce, SFS 171

Sunday Fried Chicken, TLBSC 335

Ted’s Fiery BBQ Pork Tenderloin, TLBSC 336

Texas Red-Braised Beef Short Ribs, TLBSC 320

Tuesday Fried Chicken, TLBSC 333

Uncooked Country Ham, TLBSC 329

Whole Roasted Chicken with Potatoes and Onions, SFS 193


83 East Bay Street Shrimp and Grits, TLBSC 370

Bobo-Style Oyster Pie, TLBSC, 379

Caesar Salad with Catfish “Croutons”, SFS 173

Crab Cakes, TLBSC, 377

Crispy Skin Salmon with Buttermilk-Mint Sauce, SFS 178

Easy Shrimp Creole, SFS 204

Shrimp Burgers, TLBSC 382

Grilled Mahimahi with Fresh Peach Relish, TLBSC 384

Fried Whiting, TLBSC 386

Fried Oysters, TLBSC 388

Fried Shrimp, TLBSC 391

Lowcountry Seafood Platter A La Wreck, TLBSC 393

Flounder with Granny Smith Apple and Green Tomato Pan Gravy, TLBSC 396

Crab and Shrimp Custards, TLBSC 399

Pan-Seared Scallops with Butterbean Mash, SFS 201

Pan-Seared Trout with Lemon and Herb Stuffing, SFS 177

Pan-Fried Whiting with Pickled Peppers and Onions, SFS 191

Roasted Whole Yellowtail Snapper with Sweet Potatoes and Scallions, TLBSC 401

Shrimp and Deviled Egg Salad Rolls, SFS 183

Shrimp Pot Pies, TLBSC 405

Shad Roe with Madeira and Onion Gravy, TLBSC 408

Smoked Trout, SFS 198

Oyster, Slab Bacon, and Toasted Benne Skillet Stew, TLBSC 411

Legareville Oyster Roast, TLBSC 414

Rural Mission Crab Crack and Fish Fry, TLBSC 418

Lowcountry Shrimp Boil, TLBSC 421


Austin-Style Brunch: Greens and Eggs Migas, SFS 188

Cheese Grits Chiles Rellenos with Roasted Tomato Gravy, TLBSC 159

Creamed Mushrooms on Cornmeal Waffles, TLBSC 229

Mushroom and Okra Purloo, SFS 186


8 Simple Fresh Pickles, SFS 69

Carrot Pickles with Shallots and Dill, SFS 70

Chow Chow, TLBSC 108

Fig Preserves, TLBSC 128

Fried Green Tomato and Onion Pickles, SFS 77

Gingered Beet Pickles, SFS 75

Green Tomato and Onion Pickles, SFS 77

Hot Pepper Jelly, TLBSC 115

Jerusalem Artichoke Relish, TLBSC 112

Lemon and Cucumber Pickles, SFS 76

Pickled Corn, TLBSC 122

Pickled Grapes with Rosemary and Chiles, SFS 73

Pickled Jerusalem Artichokes, TLBSC 126

Pickled Okra, TLBSC 118

Pickled Peaches, TLBSC 105

Pickled Scallions, TLBSC 124

Pear Chutney, TLBSC 138

Pumpkin Chip Preserves, TLBSC 130

Radish Pickles, SFS 75

Scuppernong Preserves, TLBSC 132

Watermelon and Onion Pickles, SFS 71

Watermelon Rind Preserves, TLBSC 136

Zucchini and Onion Pickles, SFS 74


Banana Pudding Ice Cream, TLBSC 432

Banana Pudding Parfaits, SFS 225

Benne Wafers, TLBSC 485

Black Walnut Ice Cream, SFS 239

Boiled Peanut and Sorghum Swirl Ice Cream, TLBSC 429

Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream, SFS 241

Brandied Plums, SFS 232

Buttermilk Ice Cream, TLBSC 435

Buttermilk Pound Cake, TLBSC 472

Buttermilk Pudding Cakes with Sugared Raspberries, SFS 229

Buttermilk Pudding Cakes with Raspberry Sauce and Whipped Cream, SFS 231

Buttermilk Pudding Cakes au Rhum, SFS 231

Buttermilk Pudding Cakes with Brandied Plums, SFS 231

Buttermilk Pudding Cakes with Strawberries in Port, SFS 231

Buttermilk Pudding Cakes with Peaches and Bourbon, SFS 231

Canteloupe with Black Pepper and Mint, SFS 223

Chocolate Grits Ice Cream, TLBSC 438

Clover Peach Fried Pies, TLBSC 451

Coconut Cream Pie, TLBSC 456

Cornmeal Drop-Biscuit Peach Cobbler, SFS 217

Drop-Biscuit Summer Berry Cobbler, SFS 218

Grape Hull Pie, TLBSC 454

Fig and Bourbon Compote, SFS 219

Fig Preserve and Black Walnut Cake, TLBSC 472

Fried Apples with Bourbon Caramel, TLBSC 479

Hot-Spiced Bourbon Balls, TLBSC 490

Jasmine Tea Ice Cream, SFS 242

Kentucky Apple Stack Cake, TLBSC 469

Lady Baltimore Cake, TLBSC 462

New Fruit Salad with Vanilla Fresh Cheese, SFS 235

Mint Julep Panna Cotta, SFS 245

Owen’s Pralines, TLBSC 492

Peaches with Bourbon, SFS 234

Pickled Peach Fruit Salad Gelee, TLBSC 483

Red Velvet Cake, TLBSC 466

Rice Pudding Pops, SFS 237

Rollins Family Genuine Apple Float, TLBSC 476

Sorghum Pecan Pie, TLBSC 449

Sorghum Popcorn Balls, TLBSC 488

Sour Orange Pie, TLBSC 444

Strawberries with Port Syrup and Sour Cream, SFS 220

Sweet Potato Buttermilk Pie, TLBSC 442

Tea Custard, TLBSC 481



Bird-Head Buttermilk Biscuits, TLBSC 505

Crispy Corn Bread, TLBSC 497

Dressing Bread, TLBSC 499

Hushpuppies Two Ways (South Carolina-Style & North Carolina-Style), TLBSC 512

Sally Lunn, TLBSC 500

Savory Pie Crust, TLBSC 510

Sweet Pie Crust, TLBSC 508


Fresh Vegetable Broth, SFS

Sunday Beef Broth & Tuesday Beef Broth, TLBSC 542

Sunday Chicken Broth & Tuesday Chicken Broth, TLBSC 532

Sunday Vegetable Broth & Tuesday Vegetable Broth, TLBSC 536

Rich Fish Broth, TLBSC 546

Rich Pork Broth, TLBSC 548

Wild Mushroom Broth, TLBSC 550


Pepper Vinegar, TLBSC 518

Buttermilk-Lime Dressing, TLBSC 519

North Carolina-Style BBQ Sauce, TLBSC 520

South Carolina-Style BBQ Sauce, TLBSC 521

Orangeburg County-Style BBQ Sauce, TLBSC 523

Lemony Mayonnaise, TLBSC 524

Zesty Cocktail Sauce, TLBSC 525

Lee Bros. Tartar Sauce, TLBSC 526

Sour Orange Sauce, TLBSC 528

Sorghum Butter, TLBSC 529

Dry Goods

Lee Bros. All-Purpose Fry Dredge, TLBSC 552

Lee Bros. Shrimp Boil, TLBSC 553