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Buttermilk cornbread

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GDSinPA Dec 21, 2006 01:45 PM

Tried this recipe over the weekend and it was fantastic. In fact, it's my new standard cornbread. I used a medium ground corn meal, which seemed to help with the texture. No sugar in this recipe.

http://southernfood.about.com/od/corn...

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  1. Candy RE: GDSinPA Dec 21, 2006 07:21 PM

    Looks good. I prefer a very fine white cornmeal. Indian Head is the brand I buy and it needs no flour in it and gives a very tender crumb. I bake it in a cast iron skillet and I make sure that the pan and the bacon fat in it are sizzling hot so when you pour in the batter it fries as it hits the pan for an excellent crisp crust.

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      Jim Washburn RE: Candy Dec 21, 2006 09:23 PM

      I expected you to object to the flour.

      Jim

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        Candy RE: Jim Washburn Dec 22, 2006 02:10 PM

        The cornmeal I use is so very fine it does not need it.

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