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Traditional Chesapeake Bay Style Southern Recipes

We found the best recipes for easy home-cooked meals from Maryland, Virginia, and Delmarva—all created by local home cooks. Get ready to be hungry for Maryland crab cakes, cornbread, and family-favorite comfort food. Don’t forget the jug of sweet tea! Chesapeake Bay meals at their finest.

Fun recipes to make! Southern Maryland Seafood. This collection of Eastern Shore cooking recipes has it all: classic Southern recipes, Southern casserole recipes, homemade cake recipes, easy pie recipes, and more. No matter what type of Eastern Shore comfort food you are craving, you will be able to find an easy recipe to make in our collection.

All Eastern Shore Recipes – Classic & Timeless!

Crab Cake Egg Rolls
– Food truck inspired!

Maryland Crab Cake
– Amazing recipe!

Shore Succotash Recipe
– Lima beans /corn delight

Delmarva Chicken Recipe
– Vinegar-based recipe

Cornmeal Crusted Catfish
– Amazingly good!

Fried Soft Crab Sandwich
– Incredible recipe!

Maryland Crab Balls
– the crowd-pleaser!

Sweet Potato Biscuits
– tender and sweet!

Rockfish Ceviche
– the perfect appetizer!

Eastern Shore Cole Slaw
– the perfect side dish!

Eastern Shore Meatloaf Oven Recipe
– Bbq sauce glazed!

Beer Can Chicken
– for simple, perfect chicken!

Simple Chicken and Dumplings
– easy to make and delicious!

Eastern Shore Apple Crisp
– super easy, so yummy!

Southern Corn Pone Bread
– A bona fide Southern tradition!

Coca Cola Cake
– classic cake from scratch!

Southern Turnip Greens
– the favorite Southern veggie!

Strawberry Pretzel Salad
– a sweet and salty delight!

Hummingbird Cake
– major delicious cake flavor!

Blueberry Peach Cobbler
– a slice of heaven!

Shrimp and Grits
– Southern Style!

Classic Sweet Tea
– a Southern treasure!

Easy Pecan Pie
– Yummy!

Classic Clam Chowder New England Style
– you can’t eat enough!

Cream of Crab Soup
– this recipe is sooo good!

Applesauce Cake
-an anytime of the day cake!

Delmarva Wet Cornbread
-Super moist and delicious! Southern

Southern Fried Catfish
– crispy, golden brown goodness!

Hush Puppies
– tasty, fried cornbread!

Peas and Dumplings
– a memorable soup!

Country ham and red-eyed gravy
– an iconic Southern dish!

Southern green beans
– full of flavor!

Maryland Fried Chicken
– simply the best!

Single Fried Oysters
– don’t forget to use Chincoteague Oysters!

Oyster Fritters
– a true Eastern Shore Classic!

Smith Island Cake
– Maryland’s finest!

Best Southern Meatloaf Recipe
– a true Southern Classic

Baked Sea Scallops
-unbelievably delightful

No-Still Apple Moonshine
-the perfect cocktail!

Sweet Potato Pie
-better than pumpkin pie!

Southern Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans
-with crunchy tasty topping!

Eastern Shore Clam Fritters

-crispy, savory fried seafood treats!

Southern Creamed Corn Recipe

-velvety, homestyle goodness

Copycat Thrashers French Fries Recipe

– Ocean City boardwalk favorite

Southern Baked Beans with Ground Beef

– sweet and savory side dish

Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

– velvety texture and vibrant flavor

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