CRACKLIN BREAD ..(PORK FAT)... from southern Indiana

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4 oz finely diced pork fat ( 1 cup)
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1 c corn meal
1 c flour
1 tsp baking soda
3 tsp salt
1 c buttermilk
2 beaten eggs

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Nancy J. Patrykus Recipe
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Spokane, WA (pop. 208,916)
Member Since Jan 2011
Nancy J.'s notes for this recipe:
This was tucked in a family bible,at a garage sale, found about 1952 in southern Indiana.
A found treasure, yellow with age.
The older the recipe, the more valuable it becomes!
Just like some of us cooks! eh?
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To make cracklings, fry pork fat till crisp. Drain,reserving 3/4 cup of drippings.
In a mixing bowl stir together cornmeal, flour, baking soda and salt.Add buttermilk,eggs and reserved drippings. Beat till smooth. Stir in cracklings
Turn into a greased 10 inch skillet.
Bake at 425 till done, 15 to 20 minutes. Cut into wedges. Serve warm. Makes 6 servings.

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user Kelly Williams Wildflours - Nov 4, 2011
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user Christine Arnold ChristineArnold - Feb 27, 2012
Is this salt pork or like bacon?
user Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin - Feb 27, 2012
yes mam!....
user Christine Arnold ChristineArnold - Feb 27, 2012
Thank you..but which one?

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