Fresh Corn and Pecan Spoon Bread

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Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

Spoon bread is to the South what johnnycake is to the North, a matter of endless controversy but most often made with white cornmeal, eggs, butter, and milk and baked either on a griddle or in a greased pan, as The Carolina Housewife suggests in its Corn Spoon Bread. You will find dozens of recipes for spoon breads, all “authentic” and widely varied in proportions and results. Spoon bread nowadays has come to mean a form of grits soufflé, with the egg