If you’re going all out with a Southern breakfast spread, there’s one dish you might not realize you’re missing: fried apples. These delicious, cinnamon-sweetened delights add the perfect balance of comfort and coziness to a sleepy Sunday morning. They're also a sweet counterpoint to a meal that's otherwise likely to be salt-heavy, with typical breakfast meats, grits, gravy and other Southern staples.
Serve the apples over biscuits or cornbread, or whip them up as a topping at your next sundae bar. The possibilities are endless. Just make sure you don’t overcook them, or the magical texture of tender-yet-firm will be lost, and you’ll be left with applesauce instead.