From, "Tell Me More, A Cookbook Spiced with Cajun Traditions and Food Memories," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 cups corn meal

  • 3/4 cup flour

  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup water

  • 1/2 cup milk


Heat oil in 10 inch black ironpot.  Mix all dry ingredients.  Add water and milk – beingsure it is not too dry (it will be thick).  Put into hot oil,cover to steam and form a crust (about 10 minutes).  Uncover and stir, and break into small pieces.  Lower heat, stir frequently while cooking  the next 15 minutes.  Serve with cold milk asa cereal.