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John Willingham's Hush Dem Puppies
 Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   4      cups          yellow cornmeal
   1      teaspoon      W'ham Mild Seasoning
     1/2  cup           all-purpose flour
     1/3  cup           sugar
   1      medium        onion -- finely diced
   4      large         egg -- beaten
   1      teaspoon      garlic powder
     1/4  cup           vegetable oil -- plus more for
                        -- deep-frying
   1 1/4  cups          water
   1      medium        red bell pepper -- chopped (optional)

In a large bowl, combine the cornmeal, seasoning mix, flour and sugar. Stir in the onion, eggs, garlic powder and 3/4 cup of oil. Mix well and then stir in water. Add red pepper if desired.

Heat the deep-frying oil in a deep-fat fryer or deep skillet to 350 degrees. Scoop the dough by tablespoonfuls and drop them into the hot oil. Fry each hush pup for 3 to 4 minutes until golden brown. Remove them with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Repeat until all the dough is cooked. Serve hot.

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Posted to the AZstarnet BBQ Mailing List by gttracy@perigee.net (George Tracy) on Apr 30, 1998, converted by MC_Buster.