Many take cornbread very seriously (especially when it comes to sugar)—but despite strong feelings one way or another, I think there's enough room at the table for everyone. At the end of the day, we all love cornmeal; can't we just get along? In that spirit of friendship and understanding, here are 8 recipes (both sweetened and unsweetened) that may bring us to a common understanding: Cornbread is delicious, plain and simple (especially warm, with butter).
Is sugar an ingredient like any other, to do with or without as you see fit? Or is the addition of sugar to cornbread barbaric practice to be permanently expunged from recorded human history? Where do you stand? Unload your feelings in the comments.