Re: fry bread
Ted Burton (tedbrtn@CYBERHIGHWAY.NET)
Sun, 10 Nov 1996 10:54:08 -0700
At 13:01 -07001, Cheryl Singhal wrote thus [I likely cut a lot out]:
>Other cultures fry corn-based products -- hush-puppies, f'instance? --
>and my GM has a neighbor who pan-fries her cornbread. (eee-yuk, according
>to GM). At all events, there is nothing that would prevent pre-contact
>corn-cultures from doing it, except perhaps lack of desire?
I would not hesitate to nominate clam cakes, so-called, a deep-fried corn
fritter containing chopped clams, as either a Narragansett tradition or
something the folks would kick themselves for *not* inventing! I used to
eat those by the dozens. Doing them in bear grease would give them a flavor
different from corn oil, though. Bear is pretty yummy.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City