This weeks Southern Lady Cooks Meal is perfect for summer. If you missed any of our other meals, you can find those here.

Fried Catfish Fillets 

Fried Catfish Fillets - TSLC

Grocery List:

  • 1 to 2 pounds fresh catfish fillets
  • Milk or buttermilk for soaking
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour or can use cornmeal. (I love them both ways)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup oil


Favorite Coleslaw 


Grocery List:

  • 1 (14 ounce bag) precut cabbage or could shred up a half head of cabbage
  • 1 small green pepper
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed
  • salt
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise


Southern Cornmeal Hushpuppies


Grocery list:

  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup onion
  •  salt
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • 1 egg (Optional)
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk or beer
  • 1 cup cooking oil (I use Canola)


Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake TSLC

Grocery List:

  • 1 1/2 quarts fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 stick butter or margarine, or 1/2 cup or 8 tablespoons
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream

We hope you enjoy this great summer meal!


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  1. Love all your post, recipes, meal planning and grocery list. Thank You!!

  2. What an easy catfish recipe you have given us. It was delicious, catfish, hush puppies, grits and kale salad. Thanks again:)

  3. granny nelda says:

    our favorite meat is catfish hubbie fishes .will try this coleslaw .little different than mind.thanks for all your good rec.

  4. We are having cat tonight, how lucky for us. Thank you for the menu:)

  5. amber neal says:

    I love how you include a grocery list with the recipe that makes it so much easier to make sure you get exactly what you need. Thank You !!

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