Cornbread & Sweet Milk Recipe
I was thirteen years old and I’d just been dumped by Ted for another girl. Our relationship consisted of lengthy phone conversations and passed notes in the hallway, as well as his walking me to my bus stop. I stayed in my room crying and only emerged when I was sure everyone was asleep. I snuck into the kitchen and stared into the refrigerator. “I’ll make you something,” my dad said, walking into the kitchen. He stuffed a glass with cornbread and chilled whole milk, then topped it with honey. “Here, this will make it better.” And it did.You can find more delicious recipes in Damaris Phillips’ cookbook, Southern Girl Meets Vegetarian Boy: Down Home Classics for Vegetarians (and the Meat Eaters Who Love Them).