Then we disputed over how to make the cornbread, and I said, "Fine, then. You make it." So he did.
It was great!
He used 2/3 cup of cornmeal (yellow -- meal, not cornbread mix), a little melted vegan margarine, an egg, 2 tsp of baking powder, and buttermilk until the batter was thin. Then he fried the batter like pancakes in butter. Just like his mother used to make! Mmmmmm.....
Meanwhile, I opened a can of black beans and a can of hominy. I'm a regular Martha Stewart, me. I heated 'em up in the microwave. I spiced up the beans by adding chili powder, cumin, and onion powder.
When it was all done, we had this.
Marian Allen, Author Lady
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