15 Foods Reese Witherspoon Loves
Reese Witherspoon does it all, including acting, writing books, and throwing amazing luncheons! Here are some of the foods she loves to make, eat, and serve.
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As someone who grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, Reese Witherspoon knows a thing or two about Southern food. From fried okra to mint juleps, here are 15 recipes for foods she loves.
True to her Southern roots, one of Reese’s favorite foods is fried chicken. She loves her grandma’s recipe for buttermilk fried chicken, but also would never pass up some hot chicken from her go-to restaurant in Nashville.
Corn salad is a necessity at any and all Southern potlucks, and Reese uses her grandmother’s recipe which includes fresh corn, tomatoes, and herbs.
There aren’t many things more refreshing on a hot day in the South than fruit tea punch, and Reese knows it! Her favorite comes from The Loveless Cafe in Nashville.
Reese’s Thanksgiving table isn’t complete without her grandmother’s potatoes au gratin. She undoubtedly puts out quite a feast!
Remember those firecracker popsicles from your youth? Reese does, and she still loves those cherry, white lemon, and blue raspberry flavored ice pops today.
Shrimp and grits is a Southern staple, and Reese likes hers spicy. She may not carry a bottle of hot sauce in her purse, but she probably knows the difference between the popular types!
Another dish from Reese’s grandmother’s recipe box is good ol’ fashioned buttermilk biscuits. Whether they’re sopping up gravy or being paired with fried chicken, they’re a must at a Southern table.
This sophisticated lady opts for the finest cut of steak when given the choice—she’ll take filet mignon over all others! This particular recipe tops it with a rich and elegant wine sauce.
Strawberry shortcake is Reese’s idea of the perfect refreshing dessert for summer luncheons. Here are more light desserts that’ll hit the spot!
One can never have too many potatoes at Thanksgiving (or any meal). Reese told Real Simple that she likes to top her sweet potato dish with marshmallows.
Mint juleps are a definitive Southern cocktail, and Reese even sells stylish mint julep cups on her lifestyle site, Draper James. Check out this list for 9 other classic cocktails you should try.