Episode 701

Season Seven of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” premiered September 6th with Episode 701: Soul of the South.

In Episode 701 of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” I travel to Charleston, South Carolina to learn the secrets to the Southern Fried Chicken wih Steamed Cabbage and Ham at Martha Lou’s Kitchen. Then I talk with local culinary experts to learn about the hidden history of Southern cooking and ingredients developed by African…


Red Beans and Rice Soup

    Makes about 10 cups, 6 servings Hands on time: 25 minutes Total preparation time: 40 minutes 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 6 ounces ham 1 large onion 4 medium celery stalks 1 large green bell pepper 3 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon Creole Seasoning (recipe follows) 1 pound fully cooked…


Martha Lou’s Fried Chicken and Braised Cabbage with Ham

Martha Lou’s Fried Chicken Note: if you don’t have Lawry’s products handy substitute the homemade seasoning salt for both the Lawry’s products in the ingredient list Serves 6 1 1/2 tablespoons Lawry”s Seasoned Salt 1 1/2 tablespoon Lawry’s Garlic Salt ½ teaspoon Black pepper one 3 to 4 pound chicken, cut…