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Jiffy Mix Recipe: If it Works,
Leave it Alone

FOX Business, by Gabrielle Karol

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Posted By:smcchk, 8/20/2013 12:55:29 AM

After 126 years in business, Chelsea Milling Company is in no rush to shake things up at its factory. In this edition of Conference Room, Chelsea Milling Company CEO Howdy Holmes tells FBN’s Jeff Flock that the company is built on a simple recipe: Offer customers the highest-quality ingredients at the best price possible. “I think our consumers appreciate what we do, and that’s to offer value,” says Holmes, the grandson of the company’s founder, who created Chelsea Milling’s iconic Jiffy Mix. Holmes says the corn-muffin mix brand today has 91% of the market share – with no thanks at

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Best corn bread ever.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: vwlarry, 8/20/2013 1:01:28 AM     (No. 9481955)

Howdy Holmes is an interesting character, having been at one time a pretty fair Indycar driver. He competed in several Indianapolis 500s back in the seventies and early eighties.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/20/2013 1:03:46 AM     (No. 9481956)

Maybe he can teach the Dems in DC to leave it alone. Too bad they didn´t do that with health care.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 8/20/2013 1:25:11 AM     (No. 9481961)

When I first started out at my own, I would try to eat decent food and learned to cook on my own. Out of pure curiosity I bought one of those tiny boxes of Jiffy Corn Bread mix, wondering if something so cheap could possibly taste good. I was amazed, and fascinated by the whole Jiffy story.

Obviously they don´t advertise, but the stuff is so good, old fashioned good, they don´t need to. The story is they use the small boxes so that someone could make just enough for dinner, not waste anything, no leftovers. If you wanted more, you used another box.

I called the company last year and found they make other items that many stores to not carry...blueberry muffin mix, chocolate cake mix, pizza crust mix. You can buy a sampler and get a few boxes of everything they make! Fantastic service, and they have a nice free little cookbook too.

Try their Baking Mix, drop biscuits in one bowl and a few minutes in the oven. Excellent.

No, I don´t work for Jiffy!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: maggie2u, 8/20/2013 1:26:54 AM     (No. 9481963)

For the best cornbread, mix a box of the jiffy corn bread mix, then mix a box of the jiffy yellow cake mix, each according to their directions. Then stir the two batters together and bake. A really creamy, sweet corn bread that doesn´t crumble when you butter it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 8/20/2013 1:48:24 AM     (No. 9481972)

Amen to the headline - Leave the Jiffy Mix alone!

There are lots of variations to this recipe (such as adding a can of green chilies and shredded cheddar & sprinkling cheddar on top), but this one is the basic:

Jiffy Corn Casserole

1 (8 ounce) box Jiffy cornbread mix
1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
1 (15 ounce) can creamed corn (not drained)
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup melted butter

Directions:

Mix all ingredients and pour into (greased or sprayed with cooking spray) 8x8" casserole dish.

Cook uncovered for 55-60 minutes at 350 degrees.

Good stuff.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: kOok, 8/20/2013 1:49:21 AM     (No. 9481973)

I love Jiffy, fer sher, but Krusteaz is beyond compare. I use both due to the Krusteaz cost, but their honey cornbread is out of sight!

Don´t forget to make a batch with corn, cheese and jalapeno in it!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/20/2013 1:58:55 AM     (No. 9481977)

Not only smart, but ethical.
Get rid of the board before they reinvent the wheel.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: PChristopher, 8/20/2013 2:04:03 AM     (No. 9481978)

I don´t think I´ve ever had it but I´m going to give it a shot now. :-)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/20/2013 2:45:41 AM     (No. 9481990)

All the Jiffy products I´ve tried have been good; the small box is great for small families--no waste.

I also like Krusteaz, and as a kid we used Flako corn muffin mix, but I haven´t seen that in years.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: miceal, 8/20/2013 3:19:57 AM     (No. 9482000)

Follow the recipe EXCEPT use your favorite beer as the liquid.....yum!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: John c, 8/20/2013 4:13:02 AM     (No. 9482014)

51 centslocally at Walmart.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rather Read, 8/20/2013 6:04:54 AM     (No. 9482049)

I use their baking mix, but the cornbread mix is too sweet for me. I like my cornbread with no sugar. It´s the southern way, y´all. But the baking mix is very, very good and it´s much less expensive than the others.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jinx, 8/20/2013 9:28:25 AM     (No. 9482355)

Tell them to PLEASE return their Spoon Bread mix. We loved it and can´t find it any more.

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