johnny cake

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johnny cake





1. (Cookery) US a type of thin flat cornbread baked on a griddle
2. (Cookery) Austral a thin cake of flour and water paste cooked in the ashes of a fire or in a pan
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Noun1.johnny cake - cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle (chiefly New England)johnny cake - cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle (chiefly New England)
cornbread - bread made primarily of cornmeal
hoecake - thin usually unleavened johnnycake made of cornmeal; originally baked on the blade of a hoe over an open fire (southern)
Shawnee cake - form of johnnycake
New England - a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut
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I an't a Johnny Cake. There are no smooth skins where I live.
Down Easters and Johnny Cakes can follow if they please.
Then he took her to see Johnny Cake, a cheerful old gentleman who lived near by.
is moving ahead to build one of its giant home improvement stores in Apple Valley, three years after bringing plans to the city.<br />The Eau Claire, Wisconsin-based retailerwants to build a 210,000-square-foot store on a 50-acre site it owns at the northwest corner of County Road 42 and Johnny Cake Ridge Road.
For the entree, herb-infused turkey breast with mushroom stuffing, country sausage, jus lie, sweet potatoes, candied walnut, cooked pears, green beans wrapped with ham, caramelized pearl onions and a cranberry Johnny cake were served.
Steer wrestling, bull riding, and barrel racing are on the agenda, with cowboys named Flint, Tyson, and Wyatt; the horses are Buttercup, Johnny Cake, and Boogie Man.
Repositories are abbreviated as follows: KI = Kendall Institute, New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford Massachusetts 02740, USA; PPL = Providence Public Library, 225 Washington Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA; NBFPL = New Bedford Free Public Library, 613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740-6203, USA; RRR = Privately owned by author.
Here also was the very first recipe for "Indian Slapjacks" and "Johnny Cake," or "Hoe Cake" which was to become an American staple under several other names during the following centuries.
The list goes on to include grilled corn on the cob, chorreadas (a thick johnny cake made from tender corn), and empanadas filled with cheese, beans or meat.
The park service hosts living history demonstrations at Annaberg from time to time (consult the schedule in the visitor center)--someone making johnny cake or weaving baskets.
rock lobster), pigeon peas and rice, johnny cake, guava and papaya will whet your appetite.