corn bread


: bread made with cornmeal

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web What's better than a warm, buttery side of skillet corn bread? Sheena Chihak, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 Aug. 2022 It's considered a grain, and it's milled into cornmeal and used in foods like corn bread. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 30 July 2022 The dark-purple berries — high in iron and vitamin C — have been used by indigenous people in North America for hundreds of years, for everything from fabric dye to flavoring in corn bread. Meagan Jordan, Rolling Stone, 20 Apr. 2022 Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until the corn bread is starting to brown and a skewer inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean. Sheryl Julian,, 3 Mar. 2022 Fried chicken, corn bread and impossibly tender braised oxtails have enticed everyone from Issa Rae and Sterling K. Brown to Jay-Z and Diddy. Leah Faye Cooper, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 Feb. 2022 For a meatless but equally filling choice, opt for fetviani, a flatbread oozing with salty mountain cheese and green millet flour, or chvishtari, a crispy corn bread stuffed with bits of cheese. Melanie Hamilton, CNN, 16 Dec. 2021 And the crowning moment of this meal shared by friends was a crown roast of pork stuffed with corn bread dressing and a side of kale with seasonal figs and prunes. Krissa Rossbund, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Oct. 2021 Circus has a menu that includes hot smoked salmon with chilli corn bread and turkey from the Rhug Estate in Wales. Sarah Turner, Forbes, 22 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1719, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of corn bread was in 1719

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“Corn bread.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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corn bread


: bread made with cornmeal

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