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  1. 2 cups cornmeal ground cayenne pepper

  2. 1 cup plain flour

  3. 2 eggs -- beaten

  4. 1 teaspoon baking powder

  5. 1 cup buttermilk

  6. 1 teaspoon salt

  7. 1 cup green onion -- finely chopped

  8. 1/2 teaspoon soda

  9. 2 tablespoons bacon drippings -- hot

  10. 1/2 cup parsley -- finely chopped

  11. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder -- (to taste) deep fat for frying

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  1. Preparation : Combine all dry ingredients. Add eggs, buttermilk, onions, and oil or bacon drippings. Mix well. Drop in deep hot fat by spoonfuls and brown on all sides. Now, I said above that this makes 48, I've never counted, so I don't know for sure. But it sure does make a bunch. 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 pup


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