“Cornbread is not my thing,” said no one ever. In case you missed it. Cornbread is big news this week. A recent piece from the Charlotte Observer about how cornbread ingredients differ based on race went viral and a major online debate followed. Whether you’re a fan of sugar in your cornbread or not, we know you love it when cornbread makes the menu. Though usually served as a side dish for dinner, cornbread tastes just as great when paired with your breakfast, lunch or brunch too.
If you’re not yet convinced that cornbread can add a little something-something to your meal, we’re here to change your mind. We’ve put together some of the tastiest recipes out there to help you turn your side dish into a main meal attraction. Here are 15 cornbread recipes that are guaranteed to give you a little something extra to be thankful for with your next meal.