Fried mush - maryland's way

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Corn meal
1 cup Cold water
3 cups Boiling water
1½ teaspoon Salt

Mix corn meal with cold water. Add to boiling, salted water. Cover cook over boiling water for half an hour, stirring occasionally. Pour into shallow dish about ½-inch thick, and put aside in cold place to set. Cut mush into diamond shaped pieces or rounds (a cookie cutter may be used).

Sprinkle lightly with flour and pan fry in a small amount of hot shortening until golden brown on both sides. An excellent garnish for a platter of Maryland Fried Chicken.

Recipe from "Maryland's Way, The Hammond-Harwood House Cookbook" Judge Benjamin Watkin's family receipt The Locusts, Anne Arundel Reprinted with kind permission from "Maryland's Way, The Hammond-Harwood House Cookbook," pub. by The Hammond-Harwood House Association, c. 1963.

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Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #852 by Bill Webster <thelma@...> on Oct 18, 1997

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