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Dinner Tonight: Pan De Elote (Mexican Pan Cornbread)

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 3 comments

Photograph from Sasakei on Flickr I know, it's almost Thanksgiving, so here is a quick cornbread recipe that comes out moist and tender and not dry and crumbly. But if you're like me, you aren't cooking. That's what family... More

Cook the Book: Fresh Corn Fritters

Serious Eats Adam Kuban Post a comment

And so we come to the end of this week's Cook the Book series, which has highlighted Crescent Dragonwagon's Cornbread Gospels. It's probably a little early to start thinking about the fresh, sweet corn of summer, but just hold on... More

Cook the Book: George Washington's Favorite Corn Cakes

Serious Eats Adam Kuban Post a comment

Continuing this week's Cook the Book series, today's highlighted recipe from Crescent Dragonwagon's Cornbread Gospels is for George Washington's Favorite Corn Cakes. How do we know they're Washington's favorite? Dragonwagon cites Nelly Custis, Martha Washington's youngest granddaughter, who gave an... More

Cook the Book: Craig Claiborne's Sunflower, Mississippi, Spoonbread

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 4 comments

Continuing this week's Cook the Book series, today's highlighted recipe from Crescent Dragonwagon's Cornbread Gospels is for Craig Claiborne's Sunflower, Mississippi, Spoonbread. A book dedicated to cornbread would be nothing without a section on spoonbreads, and, of course, Dragonwagon delivers.... More

The Cornbread Gospels: Carroll's Extra-Moist Cornbread

Serious Eats Adam Kuban Post a comment

The following recipe is from the April 9 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! One of the best cornbreads I've ever had was a friend's great-grandmother's cornbread, in which she... More

Cook the Book: Vermont Maple-Sweetened Cornbread

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 1 comment

Yesterday we highlighted a Southern cornbread, so today I think it's only fair we make a bit of a deal about a Northern cornbread. Crescent Dragonwagon, the author of The Cornbread Gospels, says that this cornbread is sweet (as you'd... More

Cook the Book: Truman Capote's Family's Cornbread

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 3 comments

The first of our cornbread recipes this week is for a Southern cornbread. Crescent Dragonwagon, the book's author, has helpfully broken up The Cornbread Gospels into regional divisions, explaining the differences among them. There are too many to go into... More

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