Finally got a deep fryer and made these tonight and everyone loved them. Leave it to the Texans to beer batter the pickles and add some bbq rub to it! I really enjoyed the texture of the corn meal mixed in with the flour. It was super easy to make these and we even used this mixture to coat some cheese and hot peppers too. They all tasted wonderful. The only I ended changing the second time around was to add more seasoning because I couldn't taste just 1 tsp, so we added 1 tbsp. Anyway, it is a wonderful recipe and look fantastic too.