Skillet Cornbread – or – How Not to Get Your Southerner Card Revoked

“The North thinks it knows how to make cornbread, but this is a gross superstition. Perhaps no bread in the world is quite as good as Southern cornbread, and perhaps no bread in the world is quite as bad as the Northern imitation of it.” — Mark Twain Cornbread is one of those things that … Continue reading Skillet Cornbread – or – How Not to Get Your Southerner Card Revoked

Aunt Lois’ Hushpuppies

After I graduated from college, I went back to Citronelle for a while and worked with my Great Aunt Lois on her farm. We did everything from planting flowers to baling hay to canning pears and peaches to bathing the calves’ infected navels in Epsom Salt water (that’s a whole other story for another time). … Continue reading Aunt Lois’ Hushpuppies