At Browns & Family BBQ & Soul, we believe that a great BBQ is not just about the meat, it’s about the entire meal. And that’s why we take our side dishes just as seriously as our smoked meats. From classic Southern staples to innovative and unique dishes, we offer a diverse range of side dishes that perfectly complement our BBQ. In this blog post, we’ll take you on a journey through our mouthwatering side dishes and the rich history and traditions behind them.
The Classic: Southern-Style Mac and Cheese
Mac and cheese is a classic comfort food that has been a staple side dish in the South for generations. Our recipe features a blend of cheddar and smoked Gouda cheeses, baked to perfection with a crispy breadcrumb topping. At Browns & Family BBQ & Soul, we take our mac and cheese to the next level by infusing it with smoky flavor from our smoked meats. This classic side dish perfectly complements our BBQ and is a crowd favorite at every event.
The Tradition: Collard Greens
Collard greens are a staple in Southern cuisine and have been a part of African-American cuisine since the days of slavery. Our collard greens are cooked with smoked turkey and seasoned with a blend of herbs and spices, giving them a depth of flavor that will have you coming back for seconds. Collard greens are an important part of Southern history and culture, with the tradition being passed down through generations. At Browns & Family BBQ & Soul, we honor this tradition by serving up delicious and flavorful collard greens with our BBQ.
The Must-Have: Baked Beans
No BBQ is complete without baked beans, and our recipe is a crowd favorite. Slow-cooked with bacon and a blend of seasonings, our baked beans are sweet, savory, and oh-so-delicious. Baked beans have a long history in the United States, with the dish dating back to the colonial era. It’s a side dish that has stood the test of time and continues to be a beloved BBQ staple. At Browns & Family BBQ & Soul, we take our baked beans seriously and slow-cook them to perfection, infusing them with smoky flavor from our BBQ.
The Classic Companion: Cornbread
Cornbread is a Southern classic that has been a staple in kitchens for generations. Our recipe is sweet, buttery, and fluffy, with a crisp golden crust. Cornbread was a staple food in Native American cuisine, with the dish being introduced to European settlers in the 1600s. Today, cornbread is a staple side dish at any Southern BBQ, and our recipe is sure to leave you craving more.
At Browns & Family BBQ & Soul, we believe that a great BBQ is not just about the meat, it’s about the entire meal. Our side dishes are just as important as our smoked meats, with each one complementing the other perfectly. From classic Southern staples to innovative and unique dishes, our side dishes are a true reflection of Southern cuisine and tradition. We hope you’ve enjoyed learning about the history and traditions behind our mouthwatering side dishes and that you’ll come and try them for yourself.