8 Southern side dishes that'll make your next BBQ a hit

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What barbecue is complete without the stick-to-your-rib side dishes to round it all out? Here are 8 Southern side dishes that'll make your next BBQ everyone's favorite.
Whether it's lighter fare like the Ceasar pasta salad, classic Southern-style baked beans, peach tea, or everyone's favorite, fresh peach cobbler, these fixins' will make everyone forget there's meat on the grill.
1. Southern-style macaroni salad
I love all styles and flavors of pasta salad, but there's something special about Southern-style macaroni salad. Maybe it reminds me of my grandmother, or maybe it's just the best combination of ingredients. Get the full recipe here.
2. Crockpot corn pudding (h/t Frugal Foodie Mama)
Here's a comfort food you'll love because it's easy to prepare. Who among cooks doesn't love a crockpot dish that'll do the cooking for you? It's scrumptious to boot!
3. Southern style collard greens (h/t Simply Recipes)
You either love 'em or you hate 'em, but there's no denying collard greens are a Southern favorite. The smoky flavor in this recipe makes these a hit!
4. Southern style baked beans (h/t South Your Mouth)
What Southern bbq feast is complete without baked beans? And, bacon makes everything even better, right? This Southern favorite is to die for!
5. Southern style green beans (h/t Gonna Want Seconds)
If you gotta get your green veggies in, they may as well be delicious. This one passes the test and makes you want seconds. Plus, we just can't get enough bacon and this one has just enough to make you say "more, please."​
6. Easy peach tea (h/t Passion for Savings)
You'll want something ultra-refreshing to wash down all these Southern favorites. This easy peach tea comes to the rescue. No fresh peaches available? Swap the peaches for strawberries or raspberries.
7. Fresh peach cobbler (h/t Great Grub, Delicious Treats)
If you've never eaten peach cobbler, you're probably not from the South. This favorite dessert has made its way to nearly every Southern dinner table. Pair it with vanilla ice cream and you have a winning combination.
8. Garlic cheese pull-apart bread (h/t Your Homebased Mom)
These are the easiest bread rolls to make, but no one will ever know they're not from scratch. Shhhh...I won't tell anyone. Your secret is safe with me.
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