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Justin Wilson's Hush Puppies

Justin Wilson says, "Hush puppy is an old Southern term that originated after the Civil War. People didn't have enough for themselves to eat let alone feed their dogs, so when the old hounds started barking from hunger, they would throw pieces of fried corn bread to them, yelling, 'Shut up, dog! Hush puppy!'"

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine all dry ingredients.
  2. Add eggs, buttermilk, onion, and oil or bacon drippings. Mix well.
  3. Drop in deep hot fat by spoonsful and brown on all sides.

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