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Hattie McDaniel’s Sweetcorn Pudding

Ah, the soothing power of Gone With the Wind.  Always a tonic.  I made Hattie’s Sweetcorn Pudding from Modern Screen magazine and as always it was darn good.  Usually I make it in a shallow dish but this time I baked it in a soufflé dish and it turned out lovely and fluffy, but all […]

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Silver Screen Saturday – Gone With the Wind

“As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I’ll take roast chicken and dumplings.” Hell yeah Hattie! In the first of my monthly Silver Screen Suppers extravaganzas today we had a FEAST proposed by Hattie McDaniel in a 1941 edition of Modern Screen Magazine. Plantation Chicken with Dumplings Corn Bread Sweet Corn Pudding String Beans Cranberry […]

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Hattie McDaniel’s Sweetcorn Pudding

“When I was little, my mother taught me how to use a fork and knife. The trouble is that mother forgot to teach me how to stop using them!” I know what Hattie means, I ate almost ALL of her sweetcorn pudding this evening even though big enough for 2. It is sooooooo delicious. I’ve […]

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Hattie McDaniel’s Sweet Corn Pudding

“As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I’ll take roast chicken and dumplings.” I do have Hattie’s very own recipe for chicken and dumplings, but tonight it’s sweet corn pudding. It’s in the oven. As per tradition, to mourn the end of a relationship I have scheduled in a private screening of Gone With The […]

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