In the immortal words of Chris Rock, “cornbread, ain’t nuttin’ wrong with that.” Truer words may never have been spoken. Cornbread is available all year round, it’s relatively cheap and easy to make, and compliments pretty much any meal ever. Made correctly, it should be warm, moist, with a mild savory sweetness that places it somewhere between mealtime side, and dessert. Perfection.
But no matter what people may tell you, there are ways to improve on perfection. For something as simple as cornbread, there are hundreds of alterations you can make that can take cornbread in many different, yet wonderful directions. There is no reason to settle for mild mannered, regular cornbread — even if it is perfect.
With fall upon is, it seems like the right time to break out these nine incredible recipes:
We'll start things off with one that definitely skews toward the dessert side of cornbread.
More proof bacon makes everything better.
Bacon love + Pumpkin love = Mind blowing seasonal cornbread delight. And that's science.
Serve this and you'll beat everyone else's champagne brunch. Even if you don't serve champagne.
A cornbread twist on a traditional Texas treat.
Part bread, part pizza, all awesome.
If you've never had these, stop reading this article and make them. Your life will forever be changed.
Jalapeño and cornbread go together like peanut butter and jelly.
Don't knock it until you've tried it.