I've been waiting for two months to post this. Making sure everyone had plenty of garden fresh tomatoes. Elizabeth Rankin is by far the best cook I've found in this area. She makes everything look easy, and cooks everything. Hand her a 40 pound country ham and she acts like it's no big deal. She makes her own beaten biscuits. That should be enough said right there.
She has made this for many church functions and in my opinion it's the best cornbread salad out there. Elizabeth uses leftover cornbread so of course so do I. I'll give you the recipe as it was in the Special Olympics Cookbook where I believe she got the recipe. I forgot to write all that down.
about 6 servings
1 box cornbread mix
8 tablespoons sugar, use less if you want
Mix cornbread as directed on box with added sugar, bake. Cool completely and crumble into a pretty glass bowl.
4 medium tomatoes, diced
2 medium onions, diced
1 large green pepper
1/2 pound bacon, fried and crumbled
1/2 cup sweet pickles, diced, not pickle relish
1/2 cup pickle juice
1 cup good mayonnaise
1 tablespoon sugar
Mix dressing and add to salad just before serving.
Thank you Elizabeth!