So the same day I made the candied yams (see previous post) I sat around with the oven preheating wondering if there was anyhing else I could possibly add to the oven without a lot of effort on my part. A quick scan of my bread and cake recipes was disappointing; I didnt have time for yeast and I was missing quite a few ingredients for quick breads.
So I turned to my pantry and lo and behold, a box of Trader Joes cornbread mix. Simple enough: add 1 egg, 1/2 c oil and some milk to the box. Wow was it delicious. The cornbread has pieces of corn in it and is subtly sweet and soft yet grainy, the way any good corn bread is. I cooked for slightly less time than the box called for, since my yams finished cooking and the a fork in the cornbread came out clean. I highly recommend this box mix! Yay cornbread fans!