Shredded Apple Polenta with Dill

If you have never tried cooking through a cookbook, I would highly recommend it! Thug Kitchen 101 is now my 3rd cookbook that I’m going through and it’s just so much fun. One big reason why I love doing this is because it gets me to try new things – whether that’s a new recipe…

Recipe #40: Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

These are no ordinary corn muffins. They were so corny, I loved it. The cornmeal gives the muffin a nice texture and the creamed corn keeps it super moist. The recipe was super easy to follow and turned out delicious. In the cookbook, this recipe is under sweets & treats so I made these muffins…

Veggie Beef and Cornbread Casserole

I was looking for something new to make for dinner and I definitely found it. I had cornmeal and veggie ground beef (ground chicken/beef would work too) and figured out how to put them together. I found this recipe from Taste of Home for a casserole (called Beef and Cornbread Casserole), but I made a…