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Hoe Cakes

2 cups corn meal 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups boiling water oil for frying Put the tea kettle on to boil. In a large bowl combine the corn meal and salt. When the water boils, measure it in a metal or tempered-glass measuring cup. Pour the boiling water over the cornmeal and stir it up. […]

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Cornmeal Tortillas

Plate of homemade corn tortillas

  3/4 cup cornmeal 1-1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening or oil 1 cup boiling water Waxed paper In a bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour and salt. Stir it up while the water is coming to a boil. Use a metal measuring cup to measure the water, if possible. Plastic melts, […]

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