The Family Cookbook - The Hinzie Family Cornbread


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For our inaugural episode of the folkloric and gastronomic aspects of family history, I'm presenting a staple recipe from my family's cookbook. It entered my family with my mother's mother's stepmother, and every generation that has made it has put a unique twist on it since. Ethel "Itey" Garrard Drahos Hinzie, who brought it into the family with her marriage to my great-grandfather in 1935, was born in Indiana in 1886. My grandmother took over the recipe when she married in 1931. She, in turn, taught it to my mother, who taught it to me. It's a great, basic, savory recipe, and when Thanksgiving comes, I'll show you how to use it to make the most insanely good Cajun/Creole sausage and cornbread dressing you've ever had in your life! In the meantime, sit back, enjoy the new theme music written and performed exclusively for the Family Cookbook episode series, and take notes so that you can share this recipe with your family, for generations to come.

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