Jiffy Cornbread Mix and No Egg

In the event you’re ever trapped with a need for pancake style cornbread but you don’t have any eggs for the Jiffy mix, you can sub mayo or Miracle Whip. The general ratio that I’ve seen is 1/4 cup of mayo/whip for each egg. However, I recommend starting with a bit less, especially of Miracle…

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Fairly Simple Skillet Cornbread

We had plenty of soup beans tonight but I forgot to buy the cornbread mix that I normally get, so I went looking for a recipe I could whip up from things already at the house. Unfortunately, nearly everybody puts baking powder (which I didn’t have) in their cornbread, so I made a few changes….

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Baking Cakes

I enjoy baking cakes and have had several comments on the fluffiness and moistness of each cake. I attribute this to: 1. Generally, the box recommends mixing at low speed for 30 seconds, which I do. However, I mix the cake for about 5 minutes at medium speed and constantly use a spatula to mix…

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Grilled Corn

We needed grilled corn tonight so I went out looking for a recipe. As it turned out, a nice storm came rumbling through, so I decided to go ahead and cook the corn in the oven instead. The results were much better than I expected. The only reason we have leftovers is because we got…

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