Wouldn’t it be great to have a little kitchen help! An easy way– CORN PUDDING
(The corn-pudding recipe we use most often in our kitchen; this side dish was served to us originally by Kathy Simmons)
1 can (1 pound, 1 ounce) creamed corn
1 box (8 ½ ounce package ) Jiffy corn muffin mix
1 cup sour cream
1/4 stick (2 tablespoons) butter, melted and cooled
Mix all ingredients together.
Let stand for a few minutes.
Preheat oven to 325° F.
Put mixture in a greased casserole–approx. 7 3/4 x 11 3/4 x ½-inch. Set insidea larger (13″ x 9″) pan with boiling water.*
Cook for about an hour or until knife comes out clean.
*I often omit the extra pan and boiling water,with little effect on the outcome
Another version of a corn pudding, a recipe adapted from onein the daily New York Times, Wed. 11/16/94.
3 large eggs3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 tablespoons sugar ½teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour ½teaspoon salt or to taste 2 cups corn kernels Dash nutmeg 1¾cups milk Preheat oven to 325ºF.Grease a 6-cup souffléor gratin dish. Using a whisk, beatthe eggs well in a mixing bowl. Addthe butter or margarine, sugar, vanilla, flour and salt to the egg mixture. Whisk again until the flour is incorporated. Add the corn, nutmeg and milk, and stir until blended. Place in the soufflé or gratin dish, and bake in the oven for about 25 minutes,or until the center is like custard.
CORN WITH ROASTED CHILIES AND CHEESE
( from the Long X Cattle Company, Kent, Texas)
1 4-ounce can peeled, chopped green chilies
2 tablespoons butter
1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
4 cups corn kernels
½ pound Monterey Jack cheese,grated
Salt and pepper to taste
½ cup sour cream
Melt the butter in a large sauté pan. Sauté the onion in the butter over medium-high heat until soft, about 5minutes. Add the chilies and thecorn and cook for 3 minutes, or until heated through.
Fold the cheese into the mixture, letting it melt. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Just before serving, add the sour cream and mix until it blends together.
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