Main Dishes

Southern Hoe Cakes

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Sing it with me… “Its easy, easy like Sunday Morning”. Sunday mornings call for a special breakfast treat like these fabulous Southern Hoe Cakes!!!! I woke up this morning really really in the mood to go to my favorite breakfast spot, The Buttered Biscuit in Bradley Beach. I knew breakfast out was just not going to happen today; the boys were a bit grumpy and we were just moving too slowly. My solution was to attempt to recreate one of my very favorite dishes at The Buttered Biscuit, the Hoe Ca

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1 cup of buttermilk
1/4 cup water
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups corn flour or corn meal {corn flour is what I used and is a little finer}
1/2 cup flour
1 Tbsp baking powder
3 Tbsp pure cane sugar
butter for cooking
In a measuring cup mix together the buttermilk, water and eggs. In a bowl stir together the corn flour, flour, baking powder, sugar and sugar. Add the wet ingredients into the dry and stir until combined...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
554

Sodium
94mg
3% DV

Fat
26g
40% DV

Protein
11g
23% DV

Carbs
72g
24% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV