When I think back on the weeks following that tragedy, I remember the casseroles.
Most of us want a table to sit at.
Sweet potatoes hit all the right notes.
“As soon as I tasted Frank’s cornbread madeleines, I knew one day I was going to put them on my menu.”
Edouardo Jordan served okra stew with duck confit, cornbread, and a poached egg at our 19th Southern Foodways Symposium.
King Cake is a seasonal delight, enjoyed from the Feast of the Three Kings, or Epiphany, on January 6th , throughout Carnival season, ending in Mardi Gras.
Mint and corn make a lovely combination, and they both mix well with gin and lemon.
When I told my dad I’d discovered polenta, he said, “Oh, that’s just cornmeal mush.”
Throughout the West Indies, the Christmas season is punctuated with a unique confection known as Black Cake.