Meat is a staple in many Southern Living recipes, and understanding its versatility means considering all the wonderful ways to use it. Whether you prefer using ground beef as the basis for quick-fix suppers, or prefer to make your own dry rub to slow-cook ribs, meat can be an incredible addition to a meal when cooked properly.

Southern Living Doritos Chicken Casserole serving on plate with casserole beside
Doritos Chicken Casserole
Glazed spiral-cut ham on white platter
Glazed Spiral-Cut Ham
Southern Living Asparagus Stuffed chicken ready to serve
Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken