Cornbread Recipe When commentator Aaron Freeman's mother makes cornbread, she measures by sight -- not with a measuring cup -- and that bugged Aaron. Future generations of Freemans would not be able to make the cornbread, too, if she didn't write it down -- and she refused to. So he did -- and happily e-mailed it to anyone who wanted a copy -- and he carefully measured ingredients every time he made it -- until one day, his measuring cup was dirty.

Cornbread Recipe

Cornbread Recipe

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When commentator Aaron Freeman's mother makes cornbread, she measures by sight, not with a measuring cup, and that bugged Aaron. Future generations of Freemans would not be able to make the cornbread, too, if she didn't write it down -- and she refused to.

So he wrote down the recipe, and happily e-mailed it to anyone who wanted a copy. And he carefully measured ingredients every time he made it -- until one day, his measuring cup was dirty...

The recipe:

1 cup corn meal
1 teaspoon salt
1 egg
Half a teaspoon of baking powder
Three-quarters of a cup of boiling water

Mix, press into patties, then fry.