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Grandma Dorothy's Cornbread

The best kind of recipes are the ones passed down from family. They may not be the most authentic, award winning, or complex recipes out there, but when you sit down to eat them, all of the memories shared around the table come rushing back. 
My family has an entire cookbook assembled from past generations that we love to get out and cook from and reminisce over. I've even got a pot of our family gumbo on the stove as I wright this! Today I want to share Grandma Dorothy's Corn Bread, something that has been a mainstay on the table from childhood all the way through today!

The Recipe: 1 Cup Yellow Cornmeal1/2 Cup Flour2 Tablespoons Sugar1 Teaspoon Salt1 Cup Milk1 Egg4 Teaspoons Baking Powder4 Teaspoons Oil

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. While the oven is preheating, heat a cast iron skillet with half of the oil. For the oil, Grandma Dorothy used vegetable oil, but I have switched it to olive oil. Mix the dry ingredients. I usually don't add the sugar anymore, but it does add a…