Re: Sugar in the cornbread, was Re: Barbeque, was Re: [gardeners] C

Allen and Judy Merten (
Fri, 03 Jul 1998 11:28:28 -0500

Hi Catherine,
    Well, here's a Texan that insists on sugar in his cornbread. Sweetened
cornbread is goood. If it wasn't why would so many people eat it for breakfast
with honey, mollases, syrup, etc. I like my cornbread sweetened just a little bit
even with pintos,onions and peppers, with a chunk of ham or hocks cooked in the
    Allen    Bastrop Co.,Tx

Catharine Vinson wrote:

> Margaret wrote:
> > It's all what you're used to, Catharine.  I don't like cornbread without
> > sugar.  Love it with pinto bean soup.  With navy bean soup, an onion
> > samwich for dippin' when no one's looking.  That's two slices of margarined
> > bread with a slice of WallaWalla Sweet in the middle.  It's fat-fat, but
> > ah, well....Margaret
> I have promised my mother that I will never tell, so keep it to yourself:
> she puts sugar in her cornbread. It's the one thing that gives her away as
> not Born in Texas.
> Catharine (who will sneak a bit of sugar into her's from time to
> time...but only if absolutely nobody is looking)