Cornbread Pot Pie

 So even though its only November we are having some REALLY cold weather. What sounds better than a delicious chicken pot pie… with a twist! It’s topped with cornbread rather than your regular old pie crust.This recipe was inspired by one I found of Oprah’s.. so you know it’s gotta be good.Oprah made her own cornbread from scratch, but when a box of Jiffy cornbread mix costs about .50 cents there’s no need to get my own cornmeal.Make this with chicken or you’re left over turkey from Thanksgiving....more

Creamed Corn, Creamed Corn Cornbread and Popcorn

Ear ApparentSo here we are, the end of season 2…The recipes have been great! No better way to end it than with the perfect side dishes for Summer. We have 3 recipes, so let’s get right to it.What are we making? Creamed Corn, Creamed Corn Cornbread, and Popcorn.Things to look for when buying corn:Ear: Plump/FirmHusk: Bright/MoistCut End: Bright/MoistTassel: Gold/StickeyGot it? Let’s begin with the Creamed Corn, one of my personal favorites!...more

Zlevanka - Sweet Croatian Cornbread

Zlevanka is a sweet cornbread from northern Croatia. The batter is very thin and it is poured into a large baking sheet, so that it comes out thin. It can be sweet or savory. There are many different version of this dessert. Some people like to eat it served with a homemade plum jam. Nuts, fruit or spices can also be added to the mixture. Zlevanka is not only a dessert, but it can be a great healthy breakfast, accompanied with a glass of milk, or a delicious afternoon snack. Read more......more

Jiffy Cornbread Mix

“Jiffy” Cornbread Mix is one of those things you can make from scratch so easily at home if you don’t have the store-boght box at hand. You just mix yellow cornmeal with all-purpose flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and oil, put it in a glass jar and keep in refrigerator or store in zip-lock bags in your freezer. ...more

Sweet and Spicy Chili with Cornbread Waffles to Fight the Last of the Winter Blahs

There are a lot of foods I thought I hated my whole life, but it turns out I just didn't like the way my mother prepared them. (Sorry)  I turned my nose up at steak for...EVER.  Well different strokes for different folks, I guess. My mother always cooked them well done. It turns out I love steak, but I want my plate to look like a horror movie when I cut into the meat. Bloody, bloody, bloody rare....more

No-Flour Cornbread (Gluten-Free)

Porks Chops, Cabbage, Mash Potatoes and Cornbread

Joe and I joke with the kids that we had about 5 minutes of empty nest syndrome.  Most of that was standing in the driveway watching them drive away, but once inside the house, we sat on the couch with our arms around each other saying, “they’re gone, they’re REALLY gone” with big smiles on our faces.    ...more

Blue Cornbread with Green Chili

Blue Cornbread with Green Chili This bread machine recipe was easy to throw together.  I didn’t have regular cornmeal, but I had blue cornmeal that came by UPS last week with my Hatch Chili order.  We’ll see what blue cornbread looks like in a few hours.   ...more
@HomeRearedChef i did it again yesterday! i'm not sure why i am so drawn to opening the lid on ...more