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Recipe by Southern Living December 2001

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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.

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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.

  • Note: This recipe is adapted from Hoppin' John's Lowcountry Cooking by John Martin Taylor.

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