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Last Updated on December 18, 2020 by Diane Hoffmaster
This easy hush puppies recipe is part of an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for P.A.N. Cornmeal. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation
When I was growing up in New England, I rarely ventured into 'ethnic' cuisine. New England baked beans and pot roast were staples in our house. Tasty but not exactly exciting. Occasionally we got wild and crazy and went out for pizza or Chinese Food. It didn't happen often and my taste buds languished from lack of flavor. When I graduated from college I moved down to Texas and was inundated with bold new flavors and ethnic cuisine. I ate alligator on a stick (not bad!) and went to crawfish boils. I was in food heaven! The first time I was invited to a friend's fish fry I was introduced to a delicious little delicacy called hush puppies.
The most basic hush puppies recipe calls for a combination of flour and cornmeal mixed into milk and eggs. Flavorings like whole corn, onions, and diced hot peppers can be thrown in for additional flavor. The thick batter is spooned into hot oil and deep fried until it is a golden brown. If you have never tried hush puppies I have to say you are seriously missing out! I recommend you head out and pick up some P.A.N. cornmeal and explore the exciting things you can do with cornmeal!
Ever since spending 6 years in Texas, cornmeal is always in my kitchen. P.A.N. cornmeal is a staple ingredient already in most Venezuelan homes and is now making its debut in the U.S. It is an ideal addition to any food explorer’s shopping list! Corn is native to the Americas, but because it is so nutritious and versatile, it is a staple in countries all over the globe. If you are interested in exploring a few new ethnic recipes, pick up some P.A.N. cornmeal and then for a wide variety of recipes using P.A.N. Cornmeal, visit the P.A.N. Tumblr page. This hush puppies recipe is quick and easy to make. Become a food explorer and dive into the versatility of cornmeal this week!
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Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician at Good Pill Pharmacy. She has two college aged kids, one husband and more pets than she will admit to. She earned her BS in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire but left her career in science to become a stay at home mom. Years of playing with LEGO and coloring with crayons had her craving a more grown up purpose to her life and she began blogging and freelance writing full time. You can learn more about her HERE.