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Cornbread can remind cooks to be thankful, say Lucy Baker.
She introduced us to the concept of a Simple Meal, served a few days before the hubub of Thanksgiving.
"The meal was meant to replicate the humble nature of the first Thanksgiving, and—in a world where there is so much hunger—remind us of all we have to be grateful for," she explains.
For a Simple Meal menu and a recipe for maple-walnut cornbread, visit Serious Eats.