Cheesy Corn Grits

Print Are grits only supposed to be eaten at breakfast? If not, when?  We love them at any meal.  Sometimes it is a simple side, and sometimes it is part of a scrumptious main dish.  Brown sugar can be added.....

Creamed Corn

Print In the south, we like all things creamed.  Not only do we add cream to our vegetables (Creamed Yellow Squash, Creamed Carrots and Peas, and Creamed Potatoes), like this recipe, but peaches and cream is not just a saying. .....

Corn Salad

Print This is a recipe that Nana came back with after visiting Israel.  She often serves it when we celebrate Passover, and it is so refreshing to eat on a hot Texas summer day.  Most of her other recipes with.....

Corn and Jalapeno Fritters

Print For many locals, the corn fritters served at the drive-in theater were a favorite snack, but unfortunately it was closed in the last few years due to a fire.  Like many of us, Nana misses this special treat, so.....

Corn and Okra Maque Choux

This recipe was discovered in a magazine several years ago when our garden produced an abundance of okra.  The family liked it so well that it has become a traditional side dish.  The word Maque Choux comes from Cajun cuisine meaning.....

Perfect Cornbread

Print The southern debate. Do you put sugar in your cornbread? We sure do, because Nana uses sugar in about any delectable dish she serves.  You don’t have to use an iron skillet, but then you wouldn’t have the crunchy.....

Squash and Cornbread Casserole

Print Nana is always looking for new ways to present leftovers so that no one knows they’ve eaten them before. This recipe is a great way to use leftover cornbread, especially when your garden is producing loads of yellow squash.  Use your favorite.....

Mexican Cornbread

Print This dish is such a treat, especially if you are trying to warm up from working outside.  This is a fall comfort food that makes a delicious meal all by itself, or you can serve it with a pot.....

Corn Chowder

Print What is more comforting than a thick, warm chowder when you've been working outside?  Nana knows she can cook this to get us to quit working, especially when she serves it with Aunt Alisa's Perfect Cornbread.   Ingredients 4.....