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Fresh Pork And Corn Dumplings

Ingredients
  Fresh pork backbone 3 Pound
  Hot red pepper 1 Small
  Sage 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornmeal 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Place pork in 4-quart kettie; add 2 quarts water, red pepper, sage and 1 teaspoon salt.
Cover; bring to boil.
Simmer for 3 hour:; or until pork is tender.
Remove pork from kettlo; reserve liquid in kettle, keeping hot.
Brown pork in 350-degree oven.
Com- bine cornmeal, flour, remiiining salt and baking pow- der; stir in 1 cup boiling water and 1 cup reserved liquid.
Form into egg-sized dumplings; drop into re- maining hot liquid in kettle.
Cover; simmer for 45 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Interest: 
Party

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