Kardea Brown's Best Backyard Barbecue Sides

Bring bold Low Country flavors to your next barbecue with these side dishes from Delicious Miss Brown.

Seafood Mac and Cheese

Take your Mac and Cheese to the next level with crabmeat, tarragon and THREE different types of cheese!

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Aunt TC's Potato Salad

This classic Southern dish is a must-have at any barbecue. Kardea's recipe includes sweet pickle relish, red onions and plenty of smoked paprika to add bold and tangy flavors.

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Warm Asparagus Salad

Walnuts, lemon juice and shaved Parmesan bring out the bright flavors of this dish. Have it ready in only 20 minutes.

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Gullah Red Rice

Smoked pork sausage boosts the bold flavors of this rice dish.

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Fresh Peach Salad

This bright summer fruit is the star of the show. Its sweet, crisp flavors are complemented with candied pecans, red wine vinegar and a dash of honey.

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Quick and Easy Southern Pickles and Okra

This classic Southern snack can be enjoyed right away but improve in flavor after several days.

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Grilled Shrimp Cobb Salad

Kardea's version of this popular salad includes shrimp and spicy dressing that is seasoned with Jamaican hot pepper sauce.

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Chili Deviled Eggs

Kardea tops these bite-sized snacks with chili powder and tortilla chips to add both crunch and spice.

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Crab Dip

In under an hour this gooey, cheesy, creamy dip is ready to enjoy. Serve with crackers, bread or tortilla chips!

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Aunty’s Mac and Cheese

Kardea uses three different types of cheese and sour cream to make this classic dish extra ooey-gooey.

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Gullah Caviar

This bright side salad is ready in 15 minutes and packs a bit of heat from the hot sauce.

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Four Bean Salad

Kardea adds sliced almonds and dried cranberries for extra crunch and a touch of sweetness.

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Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower is a lighter alternative to starchy, long grain rice. Add a squeeze of lime juice to help remove any bitterness from the cauliflower.

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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Honey, mustard and garlic powder add sweet and tangy flavors to Kardea's homemade Poppy Seed Dressing.

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Seared Bok Choy

Kardea's Soy Molasses Sauce adds sweet and salty flavors to this crunchy vegetable.

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Use frozen veggies and other pantry staples to make this flavorful dish.

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Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Prep this salad in 15 minutes and refrigerate before serving. The cold veggies are will be a refreshing treat for a hot summer's day.

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Buttermilk Biscuits

You only need four ingredients to make these buttery biscuits. Serve them on their own or with your favorite jam.

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Grilled Mexican Street Corn Salad

Kardea's version of this popular street food uses corn kernels to turn this dish into a zesty salad.

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