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By Faye Porter

What could you supply for a day on your grandmother's kitchen?

Leaning over the countertop, you observed as she extra the flour?just a bit at a time?to the bowl of her previous, yellow Sunbeam stand mixer. To her, cooking could have been as moment nature as atmosphere the desk. To you, it appeared the same as magic?the means she skillfully placed issues jointly to create the mouthwatering nutrients and different cakes you loved at her desk. most likely, it's her culinary delights that experience set the bar for every thing you've eaten considering. And let's face it, her pan fried beef chops and home-baked banana bread make a person else's types faded compared. when you are wishing for only a little extra time on your grandmother's kitchen?complete along with her tales and the thoughts of the comforting favorites she lovingly made for you?you're certain to include this get together of grandmother's cooking. She'd be proud!


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This one food touches my heart when I think of my grandmother and touches my soul when I think of our huge family sitting around her table, sharing a meal together. Each time we ate it, someone would declare that it was the best she’d ever made,” Deborah recalls. Her most precious memories—holiday dressing, cold winter days with soup, or summer days with wilted lettuce—all involve this recipe. Her grandmother was C lara L illian V ernon W ade (Fort Smith, Arkansas). 3 tablespoons vegetable shortening or bacon drippings 2 1/2 cups cornmeal 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 heaping teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons sugar 2 1/2 cups buttermilk 2 large eggs 1 Preheat the oven to 500 degrees.

2 Put the shortening in a 9 x 11-inch pan and place in the oven to warm while you mix the cornbread. 3 In a large bowl mix the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and sugar together with a wooden spoon. Add the buttermilk and stir. 4 Remove the melted shortening from the oven and pour into the cornmeal mixture. Add the eggs and mix again with a wooden spoon. 5 Pour the batter into the warm pan and bake for approximately 25 minutes or until the center tests done with a toothpick. M a k e s 8 t o 1 0 s e rv i n g s .

Jules uses an acre and a half of their twenty-seven-acre farm to grow fruits and vegetables, which she cans or freezes so the family can enjoy them yearround. When the grandkids help her pick, they enjoy eating just as many berries as they pick. But if there happen to be any left in the basket, Jules uses the fresh berries to make all kinds of tasty treats—including this breakfast casserole. Jackson and Katherine say they love it because they get to have two of their favorite things for breakfast—blueberries and cake!

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