Crouton’s Better Package Cornbread

When Ditalini and I make chili, we make cornbread. When we have the time and the ingredients, we make fancy cornbread (check the recipe index for some recipes). When we don’t, we use the package recipe on the side of the cornmeal box, improved with added ingredients.

Cornbread w/Uncle Art’s Chili con Carne (see […]

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Gusti’s Spoon Cornbread

Our friend Gusti C. Pollo introduced us to this cornbread at a party last month, and I begged for the recipe. She graciously shared it with me, and yesterday I made a batch to see if it was as good as I remembered. Oh yeah.

Ready for the oven

Ingredients

1 cup cornmeal 1 […]

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Jalapeño Cornbread

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups cornmeal 3 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup grated cheddar 1 cup grated onions 5 large jalapeños, chopped (or green chiles) 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1/2 cup corn oil 1 cup sour cream 1 can (8-1/2 oz) cream style corn

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix all […]

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Olive Bread

Ingredients

3 cups bread flour 2 tsp active dry yeast 2 tbsp white sugar 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup chopped Greek or Kalamata olives 3 tbsp olive oil 1 1/4 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 1 tbsp cornmeal

Directions

Note: Knead by hand or with a heavy-duty dough mixer (not a bread […]

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