Cornbread and Overdispersion

For our 50th episode we enduldge a bit by cooking Linhda's previously mentioned "healthy" cornbread. This leads to a discussion of the statistical topic of overdispersion in which the variance of some distribution is larger than what one's underlying model will account for.

Linhda's Healthy Cornbread Recipe<

  • 1 cup whole grain corn flour
  • $\frac{3}{4}$ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup white flour
  • $\frac{1}{3}$ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • $\frac{1}{3}$ cup chives
  • 4 tablespoons baking powder
  • $\frac{1}{2}$ tsp salt

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