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Re: Corn Meal Recipe

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  • sandhillpirate
    Yeah, I am sure Grandma Toler added sugar to her Collards and Turnips. Sugar is good added to greenbeans too with some beef boullion and butter. YUM! :-O
    Message 1 of 9 , Nov 2, 2004
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      Yeah, I am sure Grandma Toler added sugar to her Collards and
      Turnips. Sugar is good added to greenbeans too with some beef
      boullion and butter. YUM! :-O

      --- In genpcncfir@yahoogroups.com, Carol Singh
      <csinghworthington@y...> wrote:
      > Dear Leslie, Collards, Rutabaga, Cabbage--all were
      > fair game for dumplings at our house. Uncle Mark
      > always put a couple of tablespoons of sugar in the
      > Rutabagas. He said it really enhanced the flavor.
      > Frankly, though, it may have been because I was often
      > hypoglycemic and sometimes came home with the shakes
      > from a sudden low. He also did the same with
      > jello--added a couple of tablespoons of sugar when he
      > made it for me to eat with my meal when I arrived home
      > after a day of classes. All too often I put off eating
      > when I was working on a paper, and his meals saved me
      > from further consequences of my folly. Later, Carol
      > --- sandhillpirate <sandhillpirate@y...> wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > My grandmother Toler use to put cornmeal dumplings
      > > in collards. My
      > > Aunts still make them that way. Not sure what kind
      > > of cornmeal they
      > > use, but it is the only way my yankee husband :-)
      > > will even think
      > > about touching a collard. Hee Hee!
      > >
      > > Leslie
      > >
      > > > > My mother who is 88, still thinks Davis Mill
      > > stone
      > > > > ground white cornmeal is
      > > > > the only kind to buy. I too go to Kinston to
      > > buy
      > > > > it. Nothing seems to work
      > > > > for us like that kind. Some people will put
      > > about a
      > > > > tbls spoon of flour in
      > > > > the corn meal to make it stay together a little
      > > > > better. I mix it with hot
      > > > > water. Mother uses the fine meal. I put them
      > > in
      > > > > cabbage also. My grandmother
      > > > > would cook chicken and cornmeal dumplings
      > > together.
      > > > > You boil the chicken and
      > > > > put the dumplings in when the chicken is almost
      > > > > done but enough time for the
      > > > > dumplings to cook. I am not fond of them that
      > > way,
      > > > > but other members of my
      > > > > family like it. About once a month I cook a
      > > meal
      > > > > like my grandmother would
      > > > > cook and it sure is good.
      > > > > Linda Melvin
      > > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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      >
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