Gluten Free Cornbread

Gluten Free Cornbread @yourhomebasedmom

You’ll never know this is gluten free cornbread.  Great texture and taste. Yesterday I shared a yummy slow cooker double beef chili recipe with you.  As far as I’m concerned you can’t serve chili without cornbread.  And at our house, cornbread must be made in a cast iron skillet!  Of course, if you don’t have one you can make it in an 8 x 8 baking dish but I think things taste better when they’ve been cooked in cast iron and I just like the way the cast iron skillet [Continue Reading…]

Skillet Cornbread

skillet cornbread

I love cooking in my cast iron skillet.  It makes me feel like a pioneer.  Like a “real” cook. I have three cast iron skillets that stay stacked inside each other on my stove top at all times.  I like they way they look.  I also have no room for them in my pot and pan cupboard!  It just makes me happy to see them there- just getting better with age.  Just like me   Is that crazy!? I love cooking or baking in them every chance I get.  This [Continue Reading…]

Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

cheddar bread

A few years ago I read the book Julie and Julia : 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen   It was about a woman, named Julie who decided to make all 524 recipes in Julia Child’s Mastering The Art of French Cooking,  in one year – 365 days in her tiny New York apartment.  She blogged and cooked her way through the year – accomplishing her goal and then wrote a book about it.   In fact I never knew what a blog was until I read her book! Being [Continue Reading…]