This recipe was adapted from Hoppin' John's Lowcountry Cooking (Houghton Mifflin, $18) by John Martin Taylor.

Recipe by Southern Living August 2006

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prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Coat bottom and sides of a 10-inch cast-iron skillet with bacon drippings; heat in a 450° oven for 10 minutes. (Skillet may smoke a bit.)

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  • Whisk together buttermilk and egg. Add cornmeal, stirring well.

  • Stir in baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Pour batter into hot skillet.

  • Bake at 450° for 15 minutes. Serve with butter.

Source

Adapted from Hoppin' John's Lowcountry Cooking by John Martin Taylor

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