Object of Desire Extras

Mark Lamb

MaMaw’s Cornbread Recipe

  • 1 cup buttermilk 
  • 1 cup Martha White self rising white corn meal (if Martha White can’t make it rise nobody can)
  • 1 egg (I prefer brown)
  • 2 tablespoons Mazola Corn Oil

 (MaMaw used bacon grease but I switched to Mazola after Daddy had the heart attack scare)

Put one tablespoon of oil in the bottom of your cast iron skillet and put it into a 400 degree oven until it is screaming hot!

Meanwhile stir up well all your other ingredients.

Once the skillet is hot carefully pour your batter into it.

Once the kitchen starts to smell like cornbread wait 5 minutes and then pull it out of the oven.

With a spatula carefully flip over the bread as to brown the top.

Slice into wedges and enjoy! 

1  Mark With His Skillet

Mark with his skillet.

2  Mark Doing An Interpretive Dance With His Skillet Let’S Use This One

Mark doing an interpretive dance with his skillet.

3  Ma Maws Cornbread

Ma Maw's cornbread.

Sara Sweet Rabidoux-Kelsey

1  Sara Sweet And Steph At Fenway Park After Their Wedding

Sara Sweet and Steph at Fenway Park after their wedding.

2  Sara Sweet Says 22 We Wanted To Get Married In Fenway Park But Couldnt Afford It No One Can22

Sara Sweet says "We wanted to get married in Fenway Park but couldn't afford it. No one can."

22 So We Went There The Day After Our Wedding In Our Wedding Duds And Did The Tour 22

"So we went there the day after our wedding in our wedding duds and did the tour."

4  Sara Sweet And Steph  The Lobster Photo Was From We Had Just Met And I Came To Visit Steff In Boston And We Went To A Playoff Game In Costumes  Security Made Him Remove His Full Body Gorilla Suit But Let Me Keep My Lobster  He Was So Co

Sara Sweet and Steph the lobster. "We had just met and I came to visit Steph in Boston and we went to a playoff game in costumes. Security made him remove his full body gorilla suit but let me keep my lobster. He was so cold!"

Viviana Infante

Viviana Infante

Trina Michelle Robinson

Trinas Full Installation At The Ybca Bay Area Now 9 Exhibit

Trina's full installation at the Ybca Bay Area Now 9 Exhibit.

Trina And Her Collection Of Earth

Trina and her collection of earth.

One Of Trinas Pieces From The Bay Area Now 9 Exhibit Incorporating Soil This Sample From Cameroon

One of Trina's pieces from the Bay Area Now 9 Exhibit incorporating soil. This sample is from Cameroon.

Another Of Trinas Pieces From The Bay Area Now 9 Exhibit Incorporating Soil Also From Cameroon

Another of Trina's pieces from the Bay Area Now 9 Exhibit incorporating soil also from Cameroon.

Amana Mbisi

Amana And His Family

Amana and his family.

Seela Primary School The School Amana Went To With The Soccer Ball In His Village

Seela Primary School. The school Amana went with the soccer ball in his village.

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Object of Desire

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--- This episode is available on your local radio stationPRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on SpotifyApple and iHeart on 4/2/24 ---

In this hour, stories of the things we hold dear—kitchen staples, family heirlooms, and an important soccer ball. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Curatorial Producer, Suzanne Rust. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Mark Lamb loses a beloved skillet that has been seasoned by generations of his family.

Sara Sweet Rabidoux-Kelsey goes to great lengths to obtain a toaster.

Trina Michelle Robinson creates her own family heirlooms.

As a kid, Viviana Infante is determined to find love.

Amana Mbise's life is changed, thanks to a soccer ball.

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