Hushpuppies

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Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2009

That hushpuppies got their name by hushing barking dogs, as legend goes, is doubtful. That they are hard to stop eating is not.

SERVES Makes about 25

Hushpuppies

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Too much cornmeal made the hushpuppies dense and gritty, while too much flour made them cakey. After a handful of tests, we determined quantities that balanced these two extremes. For the liquid component, tasters preferred the slight tang ...

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