Uncle Ellis' Cornmeal Gravy is inspired by the childhood memories from his chef de cuisine of food enjoyed in the Mississippi Delta.

Recipe by Southern Living January 2012

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Credit: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Annette Joseph

Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
hands-on:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes about 1 2/3 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook cornmeal in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 4 to 5 minutes or until golden brown. Stir in salt, pepper, and drippings. Stir together buttermilk and hot water; gradually whisk into cornmeal mixture. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Reduce heat. Cook, whisking constantly, until thickened. Whisk in additional buttermilk for desired consistency.

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Source

Capitol Grille, Nashville, Tennessee

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