From a variety of fried chicken recipes, there isn’t much that can match the taste of southern fried chicken by Sylvia’s soul ala Tourne Cooking. Made from simple ingredients, Sylvia’s fried chicken recipe is no less delicious than those famous spices fried chicken. Wrapped with crispy skin, it makes anyone can’t stand the temptation.

The main keys of cooking fried chicken are spices and oil. Therefore, you should pay attention and choose the best ingredients. Along with this Sylvia’s soul food recipes, it will be described the various types of ingredients to craft the magical taste of southern fried chicken.


  • 3½ pounds of chicken, divided by 8
  • ¼ teaspoon of shredded paprika
  • 2 cups (approx. 470ml) of strained flour
  • ½ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • ¼ cup (60ml) of corn / vegetable oil
  • 1½ teaspoons of each salt and black pepper for seasoning

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Mix garlic powder, salt and pepper in a sealed-in plastic bag, thoroughly shake.
  2. Prepare the chicken. Lay it in a tray and make sure it covers the whole surface.
  3. Scatter the powder mix over the chicken and let it seep for about 20 minutes (for a maximum result, refrigerated overnight is also highly suggested).
  4. Again, in a plastic bag, mix the paprika, flour, and black pepper.
  5. Take out the spiced chicken and dip it in the plastic bag along with the paprika mix.
  6. Take out a skillet and preheat it with oil over high heat.
  7. Shake the plastic bag thoroughly until the mix is ​​spread evenly.
  8. Turn down the heat to medium and pour in the chicken. Cook for around 10 minutes.
  9. Flip the chicken upside down and give another 20 minutes.
  10. Turn off the heat and scoop the chicken out.
  11. Drain the excessive oil from chicken using paper towel.
  12. Serve it alongside ketchup and mustard.

That’s the perfect fried chicken that was taken straight from Sylvia’s family soul food cookbook recipes. Make sure you drain the oil from the chicken properly without messing the crispness of chicken skin. Just enjoy your day by cooking Sylvia’s soul food recipes.

The best thing to welcome holiday seasons is by cooking Eckrich Smoked Sausage Recipes. The melted cheddar cheese on top of smoked sausage layers and rice will definitely make you eager to try it.

This is one of those easy smoked sausage recipes by Eckrich that you can make yourself at home. The ingredients and instructions for Eckrich Smoked Sausage Recipes will not spend your time too long. Well, maybe it takes only about 1 to 1.5 hours.


  • A pack of Eckrich Smoked Sausage is sliced ​​into ½ inch each.
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 16 oz. of processed cheese sauce
  • 1 cup drained, canned peas
  • 2 cups of medium-grain, white rice
  • ½ cup red pepper, diced
  • ½ cup onion, slightly chopped
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven up to 375 ° F.
  2. Take out medium-sized or 2-quart baking dish and coat it with butter.
  3. Pour the peas, cheese sauce, onion, red pepper, and top it with rice.
  4. Mix it well and season it with salt and pepper as you like. Set it aside.
  5. Back to the baking dish; arrange some sausage so it can cover up the whole surface of it.
  6. Take a big scoop of mixture and spread it on top of the sausage, across the baking dish.
  7. Top the layers with shredded cheddar cheese.
  8. Put the dish in oven and bake it until the cheese melted and turned into golden brownish.
  9. After that, turn off the oven and take out the dish.
  10. Cover it with some aluminum foil and let it rest for about 5 minutes until it is warmed up.
  11. Take a big plate and carefully scoop out the casseroles.
  12. Voila! Your lovely smoked sauce recipes with rice by Eckrich are ready to serve.

Well, you can see this recipe on Eckrich official website. There are also various recipes of processed meat that are quite easy and cheap. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and call your family to enjoy your Eckrich Smoked Sausage Recipes together.

Chicken gizzards and hearts recipes are perfect for those who crave for something rich and exotic in flavor. The recipes are also recommended for meat lovers. There is so many variations of this recipe and for your convenience, so let’s begin with the most basic form of this recipe.

Actually, chicken gizzards and hearts recipes are the varieties on stewed chicken gizzards recipe. The key ingredients are, of course, chicken hearts and gizzards; hence you should be careful in buying these two things. It is because usually the taste of frozen meat is not as savory as the fresh one. The cold temperature of refrigerator has a big role in this case. Therefore, make sure that you buy the fresh gizzards and hearts, not the frozen ones.



  • 8 can of one ounces tomato sauce
  • 8 sliced of Serrano chilies
  • 6 sliced of Roma tomatoes
  • 2 pounds of chicken hearts, chopped in small size
  • 2 pounds of chicken gizzards, chopped in small size
  • A handful of cilantro
  • A large onion, cut in half equally
  • ¼ cup of oil
  • Salt (suit yourself)


Cooking Instructions:

  1. Prepare a bowl filled with adequate water on top of a stove.
  2. Boil the chicken hearts and gizzards up to 20 minutes or until they become tender.
  3. Set them aside until the water drained.
  4. Chop the chicken heart and gizzards into small bite-size pieces.
  5. Fry them to crisp in a large pan with ¼ cup of oil.
  6. Mix them with the rest of ingredients in a low heat for about 8 minutes.
  7. Enjoy them with a glass of juice.

In addition, for a heavier variant, check on how to cook chicken gizzards and gravy. You can try it later, after you fully grasp the basic chicken gizzards and hearts recipes.

If you have a sweet tooth, then you definitely must try this legendary dessert recipe from one of the famous Mexican Restaurants, Chi Chi’s corn cake recipe. In chi chi’s corn cake nutritional information, the amount of calories of the dish per serving is more or less 150, with total fat around 15%. If you worried about your diet, then consume this dessert just fine.


  • 1 ½ frozen corn
  • 2 tbsp. of heavy cream
  • ½ cup of butter
  • ½ tsp. of baking powder
  • ⅓ cup of masa harina, Mexican corn flour
  • ⅓ cup of sugar
  • ¼ cup of cornmeal
  • ¼ tsp. of salt
  • ¼ cup of water


Baking Instructions:

  1. Prepare a bowl and beat the butter in it by using electric hand mixer until the butter turns creamy.
  2. Add Mexican corn flour as well as water into the bowl and mix them well.
  3. Chop the corn by using either blender or food processor in a moderately slow speed. Do not overdo the blend; just enough for the pieces of corn to be visible in the blend.
  4. Mix the chopped corn and cornmeal into the creamy butter well.
  5. Prepare another bowl to mix sugar, heavy cream, baking powder, and salt until they blended well.
  6. Put the mixture with previous one and stir them thoroughly.
  7. Pour the final corn cake mixture into a 9×9 sized baking pan and cover them with foil.
  8. Place the baking dish of corn cake mixture on top of a bigger glass baking pan which was filled with hot water up to ⅓ of it.
  9. Bake them inside preheated 175 degrees C of oven until it is cooked well. The approximate time is 50 to 60 minutes.
  10. Take the baking pan out of the oven and separate baking pan of corn cake from the other baking pan.
  11. Set it aside for about 10 minutes or until it cool enough.
  12. Enjoy your corn cake with family.

For a more varied flavor, you can have your own chi chi’s sweet corn cake mix gluten free by adding either avocado or smashed strawberries to Chi Chi’s corn cake recipe.

One thing you should remember though, when you try this Chi Chi’s corn cake recipe once, you will keep coming back for it.