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TAG : Cornbread

Greens and Cornbread for Supper

I'm not from the South, but one thing I've heard that they make a lot down there is cornbread. You know I was "born in the corn" (Iowa) so that's right up my alley. However, I have a somewhat different way of making cornbread. It's not for all you people out there who just want to mix up the ...

Cornbread Memories

During an exceptionally long, stressful day of nursing, I developed a craving for some good ol’ Southern comfort food. Just thinking about the sweet aroma of cornbread baking in the oven gave me the strength I needed to make the drive home. With single-minded determination, I leapt out of my ...

Show-Stopping Thanksgiving Day Meal

All hosts want to delight guests with delicious meals, especially during the holidays. The pressure often leads them to spend a fortune on ingredients, and some even decide to cater their gatherings. With these recipes, you’ll see that it’s possible to prepare a memorable gourmet feast by ...

Pioneer Wedding Feast Included Cornbread, Sheep Sorrel Pie

My father told of a pioneer wedding he attended when he was a young lad. The menu consisted of cornbread, molasses, sheep sorrel pie and creamed buffalo peas. There may have been other items such as rabbit pot roast and cornmeal coffee.Father told me how they made cornmeal coffee. Molasses and ...

Canned Salmon and Turnip Kraut: Making Ends Meet During the Depression Era

During the depression era, our diet got monotonous, but we were never as bad as some we knew. People with lots of turnips and not much else tried fixing them every way, even turnip kraut.We bought no meat except canned salmon. It could be fixed so many ways to stretch for ten. We ate it made ...