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Blue Cornmeal Pancakes

What a perfect and pretty summer, Sunday breakfast! These Blue Cornmeal Pancakes, from AllRecipes, were a hit with the whole family! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Really, really delicious, and presents beautifully! PS-Is there anything better than grilled peaches? (Note: The…

July 10, 2022
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Red, White, and Blue Cornbread Trifle

After purchasing some blue cornmeal for another recipe, I decided to spin off my Mom Uptown Original Recipe for a Summer Cornbread Trifle with this Red, White, and Blue Cornbread Trifle! Let me know what you think! Recipe: Serves 8-10 Active Time: 45 minutes…

July 10, 2022

Fresh Raspberry Mini Corn Muffins

I’m still flying through Ina Garten’s latest cookbook! Next up, these Fresh Raspberry Mini Corn Muffins! Love the small size for little hands! Details below. Rating: A- How to make it an A+: The recipe from her latest cookbook isn’t available, but her original…

March 6, 2021
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Summer Cornbread Trifle

Here is your dessert of the summer! This Mom Uptown Original Recipe will help keep you cool and satisfy your sweet tooth without going overboard! The cornbread and the naturally sweet fruits are a nice balance against a creamy pudding and a light whipped…

June 29, 2019


    I am a huge fan of cornmeal, so I knew I would love these Johnnycakes from Real Simple magazine. Mixing cornmeal with buttermilk and adding maple syrup…I mean, come on. These little numbers are perfect for an easy breakfast, or perhaps on…

June 10, 2019

Chili Cornbread Waffles

  This recipe title is a little misleading. There isn’t any meat in Food Network Magazine’s Chili Cornbread Waffles, instead, the breakfast staple turned savory side is just meant to accompany a big bowl of it. Once you get past that, you’ll find yourself…

May 4, 2019

Cornbread Mix

    While I appreciate any recipe that offers a “make-ahead” option, it feels sort of unnecessary in this Cornbread Mix from Real Simple magazine. The entire recipe only takes five minutes to throw together, so do you really need to prep dry mix…

April 24, 2019

Polenta Pizza with Sausage, Swiss Chard, and Ricotta

    After a busy Easter visiting with family and traveling up to Connecticut and back, this Polenta Pizza with Sausage, Swiss Chard, and Ricotta, by Real Simple, was exactly what my husband and I needed. I prepared the crust “dough” in the morning before…

April 22, 2019

Jalapeno-Bacon Johnnycakes with Avocado-Cilantro Cream

    These Jalapeño-Bacon Johnnycakes with Avocado-Cilantro Cream have some of my favorite ingredients in one place! Avocados, spicy peppers, bacon, cornmeal–Martha Stewart was speaking my language with this one. While I have some MAJOR adjustments to the recipe below, the Avocado-Cilantro Cream on…

November 1, 2018

Lemon Thyme, Blossom Honey and Polenta Cake

    The Waitrose Food magazine’s baked goods are always a hit. England, in general, excels at pretty much anything you can serve with a spot of tea. I’m always a sucker for anything with an almond or cornmeal base. Now, put the two…

July 27, 2018