Grub Americana


Northern Style Golden Cornbread

This recipe is typical of Northern style cornbread. Hope you enjoy. Recipe makes 9 servings Whatcha Need: 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs, slightly beaten 1 1/3 cup milk 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus extra […]

Sugar’s Country Cornbread

This is my momma’s (Sugar) cornbread recipe as taught to me at the age of ten years. I have converted it to standard measurements for the convenience of those wanting to give it a try. -Chef Monte This recipe makes one 12-inch cake or about 8 large portions. Whatcha Need: 1 2/3 cups yellow cornmeal […]

White Lily Light and Fluffy Biscuits

This recipe makes about 12 biscuits Whatcha Need: 2 cups White Lily® unbleached self-rising flour 1/4 cup Crisco® vegetable shortening, chilled 2/3 to 3/4 cups buttermilk Whatcha Do: Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Measure flour into large bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until mixtures resembles coarse crumbs the size of peas. Blend in […]

Old Fashioned Buttermilk Biscuits

Yield: 12 to 16 biscuits Whatcha Need: 5 cups sifted unbleached all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. packed shortening, lard, or butter, cold 2 cups cold buttermilk 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted (optional) Whatcha Do: Heat oven to 500 degrees F. In large […]

Homesteader Cornbread

This moist cornbread with a crisp, golden crust is great with pintos or any other bean dish, chili con carne or for making your favorite stuffing. Recipe makes 15 servings 1 1/2 cups cornmeal 2 1/2 cups milk 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup white sugar 2 eggs […]

Hush Puppies

Recipe makes about 30 hush puppies Watcha Need 1 cup yellow or white cornmeal 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup onion; chopped fine 1 egg 1 can cream style corn (16 oz) Buttermilk as needed Watcha Do Mix dry ingredients. Add onion and corn. Mix […]

Grandma Etchieson’s Buttermilk Cornbread

This recipe is for old-fashioned country-style cornbread, made without flour or sugar. Delicious! Recipe makes one 10-inch cake; 12 muffins Whatcha Need: 2 cups corn meal (white or yellow) 1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 Egg, lightly beaten 1-1/2 cups buttermilk 2 tablespoons melted bacon grease (vegetable shortening may […]

Pawpaw Bread

Recipe makes 2 loaves Whatcha Need: 1 c. melted butter 2 c. sugar 4 eggs 2 c. pawpaw pulp 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 4 c. sifted all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder 3 c. pecan pieces plus 16 pecan halves Whatcha Do: Preheat oven to 375o F. Grease two 9x4x2-inch loaf pans. Beat together butter, […]

Corn Puppies

This recipe is by Andria Scott Hurst from Southern Living (June 1997). Recipe Makes 10 Corn Puppies Whatcha Need: 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp sugar 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp dry mustard 1/4 tsp pepper 1/2 cup diced onion 1 large egg, beaten 3/4 cup […]

Maple Pumpkin Bread

Adapted from recipe by Karen Fortin, Carman Brook Maple and Dairy farm, Swanton, VT. Recipe makes 3 standard loaves Whatcha Need: 1 1/2 cups maple syrup, grade B 3 cups pumpkin puree, canned 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar 4 whole eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 4 1/2 cups all-purpose […]