When measuring flour, don't densely pack measuring cups. Instead, spoon flour from a master batch into a measuring cup, and use a straight edge to level.
Everyone loves getting his or her own corn bread loaf at the Thanksgiving meal.
Moist, dark, spicy, but not too sweet, this is classic gingerbread. My addition of black pepper is because it was a constant ingredient in gingerbreads of the past. It sparks the other ingredients.
From Bread Alone, by Dan Leader & Judith Blahnik.
From Learning to Cook with Marion Cunningham, by Marion Cunningham.
From Invitation to Dinner: Elegant Entertaining and Delicious Dinners at Home, by Abigail Kirsch with David Nussbaum.