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‘Country Boy’ griddle cakes

"Well, I got me a fine wife, I got me old fiddle. When the sun's coming up, I got cakes on the griddle." John Denver, "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" There is food and there is food. I'm pretty sure, when John Denver sang so delightfully of "cakes on the griddle," he wasn't talking… Continue reading ‘Country Boy’ griddle cakes

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Gluten-free cornbread stuffing

“It's too bad we're not all teddy bears. More stuffing would only make us cuter and cuddlier.” Richelle E. Goodrich, American novelist I can't decide whether I live north or south of the stuffing/dressing line, but you get what I'm saying. This is a recipe for the bready stuff that used to go inside poultry back… Continue reading Gluten-free cornbread stuffing

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Mountain-style cornbread

"Her corn-cake, in all its varieties of hoe-cake, dodgers, muffins and other species too numerous to mention, was a sublime mystery to all less practised compounders.” Harriet Beecher Stowe, American writer There's cornbread and there's cornbread. In my childhood, my grandmother whipped up a lot of those little Jiffy boxes, baking them in a Pyrex… Continue reading Mountain-style cornbread

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Iron Skillet Apple ‘Pie’

“Cut my pie into four pieces, I don’t think I could eat eight.” Yogi Berra, American baseball great and renowned quipster A commercial herb gardener and I once had a delightful arrangement. I did her product brochures and labels. She designed various sections of my garden. It was always a delight to visit her home… Continue reading Iron Skillet Apple ‘Pie’