“'Busy' is my middle name,“ writes Terri Keeney of Greeley, Colorado, so she uses this incredibly easy corn bread to simplify her meals so she can get back to working, volunteering, and keeping her fast-paced family's schedule running as smoothly as possible.
Arkansas is called "razorback country", so this recipe seemed appropriate to represent our area! This dish is almost a meal in itself, but I serve it with mashed potatoes, fresh peas or butterbeans and cabbage slaw. I recently took it to our Senior Citizens Club and received lots of compliments and requests for the recipe.
I love cooking with green chilies because they add so much flavor to ordinary dishes. Once while making a pot of chili, I had some green chilies left over and mixed them into my biscuit dough, creating this recipe. The fresh-from-the-oven treats are a wonderful accompaniment to soup or chili.
-Angie Trolz, Jackson, Michigan
This homeade corn bread sent in by Angela Oelschlaeger is dressed up with green onion, cheddar cheese and jalapeno pepper. It takes just minutes to bake. "Serve it warm with honey," suggests the Tonganoxie, Kansas cook.
"A neighbor gave me this quick-and-easy recipe more than 25 years ago, when my children were small," recalls Helen Carpenter of Albuquerque, New Mexico. "You can use your favorite seasoning mix in this bread, so it's very versatile. It makes a tasty accompaniment to most any meal."
I prefer Italian food, but my brother is a big fan of Mexican cooking. I combined my preferences with his and came up with this recipe. He loved it. If you prefer a spicier flavor, just use hotter salsa. —Carly Curtin, Ellicott City, Maryland
“Determined to come up with a brunch dish that didn’t keep me in the kitchen all morning, I created this casserole made with everyone’s favorite ingredients,” relates Jenny Flake of Gilbert, Arizona. “Preparation is minimal, and then it goes right into the oven, so you can spend more time with the ones you love.” Simply serve with a fruit salad for a hearty weekend breakfast guests will love.