During the month of February I am focusing on the Freedom Seekers Merit Badge since it is Black History Month. Requirement #12 of Freedom Seekers has the girls make a corn husk doll and write a story about their doll.
It was common for slave children to make toys from discarded items such as corn husks. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Corn Husk Dolls”
To all southerners, cornbread is a dietary staple. While the box of Jiffy Cornbread does work, it tends to be very sweet. For the same amount of work, you can create your own country style cornbread.
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The other day while at the grocery store, I was stopped by another shopper and asked why was I looking inside each ear of corn. She had seen someone else do the same thing and did not understand why. Let me explain how to pick the right (or should I say left) ear of corn.
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The holiday season is a time for casseroles. One of my family’s favorite is corn casserole. Continue reading “Corn Casserole”
Chicken Ole’ is a quick and easy one pot meal that is ready in about 30 minutes. It satisfies my family’s love for Mexican food with a combination of rice, black beans, chicken and corn. Served with a side of tortilla chips and it is a full meal. Continue reading “Chicken Ole’”