What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? A Burst of Flavor: Cornbread Cornucopia! This is the perfect accompaniment to any bean dish. It’s delicious hot and savory when eaten later warmed up in the microwave.
1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
1 1/2 cups wheat flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup olive oil
2 eggs, beaten
1 1/4 cups milk
1/4 pound smoked sausage link, pre-cooked and diced
1 cup extra-sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded
1/4 cup pickled jalapeño peppers, sliced
1 tablespoon pimento, diced
Preheat oven to 400°. Sift cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sea salt, and sugar into a mixing bowl. Blend beaten eggs and oil; add milk. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients stirring until just blended. Fold in meat, cheese, peppers, and pimento. Pour into an 8″x8″ pan that has been sprayed with a non-stick oil. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve warm with butter.