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Broccoli Cheddar Cornbread

A few weeks back, my husband and I were at a group tailgate for our alma mater. It was a cold day and the first snowfall of the season was happening. In order to stay warm, we were all huddled together enjoying our favorite cold weather foods. One of the ladies we were with brought a slow cooker full of chili beans and a dish of broccoli cornbread. "Broccoli cornbread?" I was astonished. I had never heard of such. However, once I took the first bite, I was in love. I immediately gave a piece to my husband, who, reluctantly, took his first bite; I could tell by the look on his face that he was shocked! I had to have this recipe.
Once I got home, I began thinking about how I could make the recipe my own. The lady who brought it used a store bought boxed cornbread mix as the base. While I have nothing against using these products, I always have cornmeal on hand and did not want to spend money to purchase something unnecessary. As I stirred  up the first batch, I was a little sk…