From "The Cornbread Gospels" by Crescent Dragonwagon. Everything about this straight-up cornbread—not sweet, not fancy but for its two eggs—points to it being an early creation, not far from sustenance.
Jammy biscuits are a Southern interpretation of sticky buns, one which takes advantage of the light, fluffy quality of the soft winter wheat used in the South and the abundance of flavorful fruit jams.
For ages, fans (bluebloods and commoners alike) have been going to Harold’s Barbecue in Atlanta as much for the cracklin’ cornbread and Brunswick stew as for the chopped pork barbeque—despite the restaurant’s tacky décor and no-booze policy.
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