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Country Fixin's



Bar-B-Que Sauce
Chicken and Dumplins
Corn Bread
Corn Pone
Country Fried Chicken
Potato Biscuits
Red Eye Gravy
Sawmill Gravy



Bar-B-Que Sauce

3 cups tomato sauce
4 tsp. celery seed
1 chopped onion
2 tsp. sugar
6 tbsp. vinegar
Garlic salt & tabasco

Mix and simmer ingredients 20 min.
Add garlic salt and tabasco sauce to taste.
Add water to thin for marinade.



Chicken and Dumplins

2 cups flour
3 tbsp. baking powder
1 cup whole milk
2 tsp. lard or Crisco
1 egg beaten
1 tsp. salt
1 chicken

Boil a quartered chicken until the bones
can be removed easily.
Mix up dumplin' dough ingredients
and spoon into boiling chicken pot liquor.
Cover pot and shift to cooler eye.
Let cool 20 min. and serve.



Corn Bread

2 cups cornmeal
1/2 cup flour
2 cups buttermilk
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
4 tbsp. shortening or lard
1/4 tsp. baking powder

Mix salt, sugar, baking soda,
and baking powder into buttermilk.
Stir and add cornmeal and flour alternately.
Melt lard in pan and add to mixture.
Pour mixture into a hot pan
and bake at 350 F for 50 min.



Corn Pone

3 cups cornmeal
3 tbsp. lard
2-3 cups boiling water
3 tsp. salt

Melt fat in 9" baking pan to coat.
Pour remaining fat into other ingredients and mix.
Bake at 350 F about 50 min. or until golden brown.



Country Fried Chicken

1 chicken
1 cup flour
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. black pepper
Salt

Prepare one frying chicken.
Prepare flour mixture by mixing dry ingredients.
Prepare milk and egg mixture.
Dip chicken in flour mixture,
then in egg mixture, again in flour mixture.
Fry in hot grease until brown and tender.



Potato Biscuits

1 cup mashed potatoes
2 tbsp. butter
2 cups flour
1 tbsp. honey
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 tbsp. baking powder
1 tbsp. brown sugar

Mix ingredients and roll out on wax paper.
Cut biscuits and bake at 400 F about 10 min.



Red Eye Gravy

Add water (or black coffee)
to fried ham drippings in a hot pan.
Let sizzle and stir.
Serve with salted fried country ham and biscuits.



Sawmill Gravy

Ham, sausage, or bacon grease
Salt and pepper
3 tbsp. flour
Water
Milk

Add flour to the grease in hot pan to brown.
Thin the mixture with a little water
and add milk, salt and pepper.
Stir until thick.
Add crumbled fried sausage for a real treat.
Serve over biscuits.

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