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Cornmeal Topping


  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons bacon grease or vegetable oil


  • In a bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a small bowl, beat together the buttermilk, egg and bacon grease. Add to the dry ingredients and mix until just blended, being careful not to overmix. Use as a topping for the Chicken Chili.