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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.


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