Hushpuppy

Hushpuppy Recipe and History

History of Hushpuppies Hushpuppies are finger-shaped dumplings of cornmeal that are deep-fried and traditionally served with fried catfish.  Also know as corn dodgers, they are especially popular throughout the South. … Continued

Italian Panettone Bread

Italian Panettone Bread History and Legends

Italian Panettone Bread History and Legends article contributed by Liz Krause, publisher of the Italian cooking website featuring Simple Italian Cooking, a resource for Italian recipes and Italian Christmas gifts … Continued

Johnnycake

Johnnycake History and Recipe

Johnnycakes are the New England equivalent of tortillas, as they are a cornmeal flat bread.  The simplest recipes call for nothing but cornmeal, boiling water, and a little salt.  The … Continued

Tortilla and Taco History

Tortilla and Taco History

The mainstay of the Mexican diet was, and still is, the tortilla, made from corn.  The tradition continues today with little change.  The kernels are cooked with lime to remove … Continued