Southern Style Cornbread Dressing Recipe. This is one of those classic side dishes and recipes that Christmas and Thanksgiving just aren't complete without! Start with homemade buttermilk cornbread, then move on to the stuffing! Everyone will love this side dish.
Everything I know about cornbread dressing—and Thanksgiving—I learned from my mother, which she in turn learned from her mother. It is a long line of resourceful Southern cooks, and I trust them with this important meal completely. The secret?
The key to truly great unsweetened cornbread is to use the best stone-ground cornmeal you can find, ideally freshly ground from a small mill. If you can't get that, a tiny bit of sugar is just enough to make lesser stone-ground cornmeals work.