The Easiest Slow Cooked Southern Green Beans

Freshly snapped beans are slow cooked with a smoky ham hock and spices for a traditional, heart-warming, Southern side dish!

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If you are a Southern woman, you may have memories of snapping green beans into a wooden bowl with your grandma or mama as a little girl. I know I do!

Green beans have a special place in my heart. Right next to the Lord, my family, and these Southern Buttermilk Biscuits. And these green beans have been a staple in my grandma’s kitchen since she was a girl here in Georgia. They are incredibly flavorful and so easy to make, you’ll be looking at my recipe like, “Girl, that’s it?!”

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Hasselback Potatoes

Crispy skin, creamy middles, Hasselback potatoes make for a unique and delicious dish.

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First of all, what is a Hasselback potato? Or, as I like to call them, Pillbug Potatoes?

It’s a side dish that gets it’s name from a Swedish restaurant, Hasselbacken. The potatoes are sliced, seasoned, slathered in butter and oil, and popped into a hot oven until the edges are crispy and the middle is creamy like a baked potato.

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Cheesy Pull-Apart Garlic Bread

 

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If you haven’t seen this somewhere you must be living under a rock, honey!

Pull-apart breads have been all over the food-blogosphere and Pinterest. There’s something about Pinterest that makes you feel like if you cover your house in chalkboard paint, white furniture, and brightly colored accents, the world’s problems would be solved. Is it just me? Maybe.

Imagine a whole loaf of bread that’s not only been slathered in garlicky butter and parsley, but filled with said garlicky butter and melty mozzarella cheese. If that doesn’t make you happy, I don’t know where your soul has gone but you need to get it back.

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