Mimi’s Cornbread

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1 cup of white self rising cornmeal (Martha White or White Lily… we are in Dixie after all.)
1/2 cup of self rising flour (Martha or Lily)
1 egg
2/3 cup of buttermilk plus a bit more to thin the batter if need be.
1 tablespoon of oil plus oil for the pan…another tablespoon

Mix above ingredients into a batter and bake in a hot iron skillet at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Serve hot with butter!


- Recipe courtesy of James Farmer III


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