How many ways are there to make cornbread? Do you add sugar? Do you cook it in a cast iron skillet? Is buttermilk a “must” ingredient? How do you serve it? As wedges, in squares, or make cornbread sticks? If there is such a thing as a quintessential Southern food, it could easily be cornbread. Come celebrate this staple of the South at the 2011 Cornbread Festival, Saturday, Nov. 5.
Well-known judges include acclaimed cookbook author and former Arkansas resident, Crescent Dragwagon; KATV personality and food critic Pamela Smith; Today’s THV anchor Craig O’Neill; outdoors cooking expert Phyllis Speer; and award-winning Broadway actor and Arkansas native, Lawrence Hamilton.