Blue Corn Dumplings
1 c Blue cornmeal
2 ts Baking powder
1 ts Salt
1 ts Solid vegetable shortening
1/3 1/2 cup milk
Mix the blue cornmeal, baking powder and salt thoroughly in a bowl.
Add the shortening and work the ingredients together with a pastry cutter
or fork until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add enough milk to make a batter of medium consistency, not too thick or
Drop batter by teaspoonfuls on top of stew or chil in a pot.
Cover the pot tightly and steam the dumplings for 15 minutes. DON'T PEEK!!
The stew or chile should be kept simmering over medium-low heat during this
After 15 minutes, remove lid and serve the stew or chili with the
Contributor: Chile Pepper Magazine, MM format by Roy Olsen Posted to
MM-Recipes Digest V4 #222 by firstname.lastname@example.org (Roy) on Aug 22, 1997