Amee Winters

As a true southern girl, cooking has always been a passion of mine. I believe that the best way to share moments, values, and create family is around a table. Part of my passion is to preserve family traditions and recipes through the current generation. However, I also like to make food lighter, brighter, and healthier than some of the best loved dishes. I mean, anyone who knows anythingabout Southern cooking knows that butter, sugar, cream, and frying almost anything are staples in the diet, so I like to mix it up, add in some new spices and flavors, but still maintain the good flavor we are all used to in food. 
So welcome to The Modern Southern Cook site. I hope you enjoy following me on my journey of culinary exploration. I think it will be a tasty one!

Cream Cheese Lemon Pound Cake

With Spring in the air, everything is starting to come to life. During this time of year, the farm fresh products are beginning to be available. We are lucky enough to have farm fresh eggs available to us at various times during the year. The only issue is that some weeks you end up with an overabundance and have to figure out something to do with them....more

Oatmeal Muffins

Smokehouse Brussel Sprouts


Sunrise BLT

Quick Crispy Chicken

Olive Oil Roasted Chicken

I am always experimenting with different ways to seasoning a fresh chicken. I have several recipes that use this wonderfully versatile main dish, each with a slightly different taste. It honestly amazing me at how many varied tastes you can get from one small chicken.So for today's variation, I decided to go with a more Italian flavor for the skin coating....more

Blueberry-Pecan Muffins

Okay, I am going to say that these are 100%, without-a-doubt the very best, most tender, delicious muffins I have ever made!    ...more