Tag: cornmeal

Moist Cornbread Baked in a Cast Iron Skillet

The best way to bake a moist cornbread recipe is by using a cast iron skillet.  I don’t know what it is about that iron pan, but it sure puts an extra groan in every bite.  I’ve made moist cornbread muffins plenty of times and they’ve been great for making individual servings that are easy […]

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Okra Salad Recipe

Okra salad has been around forever.  Of course, I just learned of it a few weeks ago.  First, after talking with one of my favorite local farmers.  Then a couple of days later, my good neighbor started telling me about her craving for okra salad.  They both described it the same way. “Cut up a […]

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Crispy Fried Okra Recipe

Whenever it’s fresh okra season, the first family favorite recipe I cook is crispy fried okra.  Truly fresh picked okra is tender, tender.  And when quickly fried, okra will crunch and dissolve in your mouth like popcorn. The trick to cooking good, crunchy, fried (not greasy) okra is having enough cooking oil in the pot […]

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