This is down home Southern comfort food—corn fried in a mixture of butter and bacon drippings.
3 cups white or yellow corn kernels, about 6 ears (or use frozen)
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon bacon drippings
1/3 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste
- In a large skillet, heat the butter and bacon drippings until hot, add the corn, water, salt and pepper. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed, stirring frequently.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.