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Serve a Southern-style dinner with spicy gumbo and sweet cornbread

Chef Isaac Toups is swinging by the TODAY kitchen to share a few of his favorite traditional Southern recipes.

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Make a delicious Southern-style dinner of spicy gumbo and sweet cornbread

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Make a delicious Southern-style dinner of spicy gumbo and sweet cornbread

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He shows us how to make hearty gumbo with chicken and sausage paired with sweet cornbread.

Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo
Isaac Toups' Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo
Nathan Congleton / TODAY
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4-6
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I love this recipe because pretty much all grocery stores stock sausage and chicken. So pretty much, everyone can make this simple yet awesome Cajun stew.

Sweet Cornbread with Honey
Sweet Cornbread
Denny Culbert / Isaac Toups
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8
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This cornbread has sugar in it — which is a polarizing topic in the cornbread community. Some prefer a more savory, but I think adding sugar makes this naturally sweet side even better.

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