Southern Country Cornbread

Southern Country Cornbread By Jessica K Photo by Christopher Michael D. Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 35 mins Serves: 5-8, Yield: 1.0 pan About This Recipe “Watching my grandpa make cornbread over the years I am now soo sad I never asked him for the recipe, that and his biscuits are now lost forever, I am trying to recreate them and this is the closest I’ve come to the cornbread. Though it is nowhere near what he made. It is a tweaking of several recipes and of what I remember, and do not add sugar!! I will cry if anyone … Continue reading Southern Country Cornbread

Shrimp Gumbo with Andouille Sausage

Shrimp Gumbo with Andouille Sausage If you are not familiar with filé (fee-lay), it is a powder made from dried sassafras leaves. It is a powerful thickener, but must be added at the end of cooking or it will form slimy, ropey strands in the gumbo. Filé is available in many supermarkets (we found ours at Whole Foods), or online. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Yield: Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1/2 cup peanut oil, or other vegetable oil 1/2 cup flour 1 green pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 4 garlic cloves, … Continue reading Shrimp Gumbo with Andouille Sausage

Aroma Bread with Coriander and Fennel

Aroma Bread with Coriander and Fennel Maria Speck July 2011 Ancient Grains for Modern Meals Yield Makes 1 (2-Pound) Loaf Ingredients 3 cups whole grain spelt flour (12 ounces) 1 cup whole grain rye flour (3 3/4 ounces) 1/2 cup coarse or medium stone-ground whole grain cornmeal (2 ounces) 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup flax or sesame seeds 2 tablespoons aroma spice blend (see below) 1 1/2 teaspoons fine sea salt 1/4 teaspoon rapid-rise or instant yeast 1/2 cup whole wheat, rye, Kamut, or spelt berries, soaked overnight and drained (optional) 2 cups cold water Cornmeal, for sprinkling Aroma … Continue reading Aroma Bread with Coriander and Fennel

Uncle Bill’s Hot Water Cornbread

Uncle Bill’s Hot Water Cornbread Prep 10 m Cook 15 m Ready In 25 m Recipe By:QueenE “My uncle Bill’s recipe for a quick, no-bake cornbread.” Ingredients 3 tablespoons oil 1 cup water 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 dash seasoned salt Directions Heat oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Place cornmeal in a bowl. Slowly pour boiling water into the cornmeal; stir until smooth. Mix seasoned salt into the batter. Drop batter with a spoon into the hot oil. Fry until edges are brown, about 5 minutes; flip over … Continue reading Uncle Bill’s Hot Water Cornbread

Grandma’s Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Grandma’s Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Prep 15 m Cook 30 m Ready In 45 m Recipe By:C. N. “My gramma used to bake cakes and pies during the Depression and my grampa would sell them door-to-door and on the street corners to support them during that awful time. This is one of my favorites.” Ingredients 1/3 cup butter 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 8 pineapple rings 8 pecan halves 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1/4 cup pineapple juice Directions Melt butter in a 9-inch cast iron skillet over medium … Continue reading Grandma’s Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Maple-Pear Tarte Tatin

Maple-Pear Tarte Tatin Prep 15 m Cook 30 m Ready In 50 m Recipe By:WestCoastMom “Pears poached in a maple caramel sauce then baked with a traditional puff pastry crust, a simple yet elegant dessert. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream and enjoy!” Ingredients 1/2 (17.3 ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed 1/4 cup butter 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 pinch ground nutmeg 1/4 cup maple syrup 4 firm pears – peeled, cored, and halved, or more as needed Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Roll puff pastry out on a lightly … Continue reading Maple-Pear Tarte Tatin

Irish Spicy Cornbread

Irish Spicy Cornbread Prep 5 m Cook 25 m Ready In 30 m Recipe By:Brad McGraw “A nice mildly spicy cornbread recipe. Great with chili. You may want to adjust the amount of cayenne and hot sauce to taste. For this recipe I use cast iron pans that have 5 small corn cob shapes in them, but any cast iron frying pan will do.” Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1/3 cup white sugar 4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper 1/2 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups milk 2 eggs, … Continue reading Irish Spicy Cornbread

Real Southern Cornbread

Real Southern Cornbread Prep 10 m Cook 50 m Ready In 1 h Recipe By:Jason “This is the real stuff! Find your cast iron skillet and whip up a batch of cornbread tonight!” Ingredients 2 cups cornmeal 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons baking powder 2 eggs 1 cup margarine, melted 4 cups buttermilk 1/4 cup corn oil Directions In a large bowl mix together the corn meal, flour, salt, and baking powder. In a separate bowl mix together the eggs, butter, and buttermilk. Add to the dry ingredients and stir until well blended. Heat a dry … Continue reading Real Southern Cornbread

Spotted Dog Irish Bread

Spotted Dog Irish Bread Prep 15 m Cook 1 h Ready In 1 h 15 m Recipe By:Josh Lovejoy “This is my family’s traditional St. Patrick’s Day bread. My grandmother has had this recipe for longer than I’ve been alive. I was SHOCKED to find out this wasn’t real Irish Soda Bread, but instead more commonly known as Spotted Dog. Whatever you call it, it is unbeatable topped with a bit of butter.” Ingredients 5 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 2/3 tablespoons baking powder 2 eggs 2 cups milk 2 cups raisins Directions Preheat the oven … Continue reading Spotted Dog Irish Bread