18 Southern Recipes Dolly Parton Loves
Find out what one of country's brightest stars eats after the show.
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Country’s favorite diva is more than a talent on stage—she’s known for her love of comfort food, too! From chicken and dumplings to walnut pie, we’ve got the goods.
Corn on the cob accompanies most dishes at Dollywood, Dolly’s theme park. This spiced up version is a tasty twist on the classic.
When the New York Times interviewed Dolly, she claimed that roast pork was her favorite dish for entertaining. You can make Dolly’s pick at home with this lucious recipe topped with gravy.
It goes without saying that a Southern gal like Dolly loves okra. But the singer has confessed it’s one of her favorite sides to a few reporters over the years.
Dolly’s said time and time again that her mother’s banana pudding is one of her faves. Make our version of the Southern classic with this recipe (perfect for feeding a crowd).
Coming from Tennessee, you can bet that Dolly loves country classics like biscuits and gravy.
Dolly Parton is a known lover of the famed cabbage soup diet, but her amusement park Dollywood is famous for its creamy vegetable soup, much like this one!
Dollywood serves up fried chicken daily—one of Dolly’s favorites. Until you make it down to Tennessee for a visit, you can make this version at home.
If it’s Southern comfort food, you know Dollys love it. These biscuits get their great flavor from a healthy dose of buttermilk.
Back on Pi Day (3/14), Dolly shared the recipe for a tasty walnut pie with her fans across the Web. We think this one with bacon praline is almost more Southern than her original!
In the past, Dolly’s shared that chicken salad packed with pecans is one of her favorite dishes to bring around the holidays. We think this one looks so tasty that you could eat it all year long.
Dollywood is known for its tasty cinnamon bread. Make a quick version in your own kitchen and feel like you’re right in Tennessee.