From, "River Road Recipes II... A Second Helping," published in cooperation with your Daily InBox newsletter.


  • 4 tablespoons bacon drippings
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/4 bell pepper, chopped
  • One 16-ounce can cream style corn
  • 2/3 cup yellow corn meal
  • 1 can milk (measure in corn can)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Tabasco sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon monosodium glutamate (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (optional)
  • One can French fried onion rings or paprika

     In bacon drippings, saute onions and pepper.  Add corn and cornmeal.  Stir in milk and egg that have been beaten together.  Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.  Add salt and pepper and optional ingredients if desired.  Pour into greased 2-quart casserole and bake uncovered at 300 degrees for 50 minutes.  Cover with can of onion rings or paprika just before serving.

SERVES: 6 - 8

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