18 Best Tennessee Recipes

Nothing says southern comfort food like the best of our Tennessee recipes. Beat the southern heat with some fan favorites like hot chicken, or moon pies!

Mile High Memphis Style Barbecue Nachos

"You can use leftover barbecue pork or store bought pork for easy prep. For a fun variation, try with smoked chicken or beef brisket.


Chocolate Peanut Butter Moon Pies

Chocolate and peanut butter will always be a cherished favorite and crowd-pleaser!

Memphis Style Baby Back Ribs

"Delicious ribs. They truly were fall-off-the-bone tender!"


Crispy Fried Pickles!

"You have to try these at least once. They are absolutely delicious. Dip them in a little ranch dressing and you'll be addicted!"


Memphis Sweet Potato Fries

"Yummy sweet potato fries! I liked the salty and sweet combination of the brown sugar, cinnamon and salt.


Hot Chicken

Spicy, crunchy and tender — everything chicken should be.

Memphis Barbecue Sauce

"This sauce is a homerun! My kids are tough to please and they thought this was great. Definitely adding this to my favorites."

-Dale B.

Memphis Iced Tea

A strong whiskey drink that will go down smooth!

Tennessee Mountaintop Bacon

"Never tried bacon like this before and was looking forward to it. We loved the peppery edge to the bacon that was completely complimented by the sweetness - delicious!"


Tennessee Hummingbird Cake

"We didn't even frost this because it was so moist you could eat it as is. However, a cream cheese frosting would be really good with this - delicious!"

-zaar mate

Tennessee Tea

A southern twist on a drink reminiscent to a Long Island Iced Tea.

Mini Memphis Burgers

"We loved these little burgers. The grilled onions and mustard sauce add a gourmet touch without a lot of extra work. I served these with lettuce and tomatoes as well."

-Ginny Sue

Tennessee Hot Chocolate

"Very nice with the perfect amount of bourbon! The chocolate was nice and smooth."


Oven Fried Pork Chops

"The most tender & juicy chops I've ever made - my DH even chewed the meat around the bone, which I've never seen him do!"


Tennessee Martini

A whiskey martini!


Memphis Mustard Coleslaw

"Tangy with a touch of heat. So good!"


Tennessee Pulled Pork

"This is now my favorite pulled pork recipe and the time savings makes it even better!"

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Fried Grit Cakes With Eggs and Tomato Gravy

"Amazing! My husband loved this. My favorite was the tomato gravy - now I wanna put that stuff on everything."