Kid Chef Latin Corn Bread

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Kids love to eat corn right on the cob. Corn is a plant in the grain family that grows in warm climates, especially in the Midwestern United States. Kids can grow corn in their backyard garden with squash and beans in a Three Sisters Garden. Over 10,000 years ago, small ears of corn was eaten and made into flour in Mexico. At the first Thanksgiving, Indians introduced corn to the English colonists. Corn has lots of fiber and starch to give kids energy and aid in digestion, as well as vitamins A, B, and C. Kid chefs can make corn bread by using organic ingredients to mix 6 tbsp butter, ¼ finely chopped red onion, 1 minced garlic clove, ¼ chopped red bell pepper, ¼ chopped green bell pepper, kernels from 1 corn on the cob, 1 tsp salt, 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 cup yellow cornmeal, 2 ½ tsp baking powder, 1 tbsp honey, ¾ cup pepper jack cheese, 1 c buttermilk. Melt 2 tbsp butter in skillet add veggies and sauté 5 minutes. Mix all the liquid ingredients in a bowl with the veggies, pour in dry ingredients and stir. Pour into an oiled 8” square baking dish and bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 25-30 min. Kids can be proud to serve this festive yummy corn bread for their relatives at any holiday party.

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