Hush Puppies,Cabbage and Tea
In her latest YouTube video, renowned chef Brenda Gantt takes us on a gastronomic journey with her unique recipes. Starting with hush puppies, she expertly combines cornmeal and spices to create golden-brown delights. Moving on to cabbage, Brenda shares her secret technique for infusing it with mouthwatering flavors. And what better way to complete the meal than with a refreshing cup of tea? Join Brenda Gantt’s channel for a delightful cooking experience like no other.
Indulge in a delightful culinary experience with our featured recipes: Hush Puppies, Savory Cabbage, and Refreshing Tea. These dishes, brought to you by renowned chef Brenda Gantt, combine flavors and techniques to create a memorable meal. Let’s dive into the step-by-step guide on how to prepare these delectable treats.
Hush Puppies Recipe:
1 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup chopped onion
Vegetable oil for frying
In a bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper.
Stir in the buttermilk until the mixture forms a thick batter.
Add the chopped onion and mix well.
Heat vegetable oil in a deep pot or skillet over medium heat.
Drop spoonfuls of the batter into the hot oil and fry until golden brown, turning occasionally.
Remove the hush puppies from the oil and drain on paper towels.
Serve hot and enjoy the crispy, flavorful hush puppies.
Savory Cabbage Recipe:
1 head of cabbage, thinly sliced
4 slices of bacon, chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
1/4 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons butter
In a large skillet, cook the chopped bacon over medium heat until crispy. Remove bacon and set aside, leaving the bacon drippings in the skillet.
Add the chopped onion to the skillet and sauté until translucent.
Stir in the minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.
Add the sliced cabbage to the skillet and toss to coat with the bacon drippings, onions, and garlic.
Sprinkle salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes (if desired) over the cabbage.
Pour the chicken broth into the skillet and cover.
Cook for 10-15 minutes, or until the cabbage is tender, stirring occasionally.
Remove the lid and stir in the butter until melted and well combined.
Transfer the cabbage to a serving dish and sprinkle the cooked bacon on top.
Serve hot, and savor the savory flavors of this cabbage dish.
Refreshing Tea Recipe:
4 cups water
4 tea bags (black tea or your preferred variety)
1/4 cup sugar (adjust according to taste)
Lemon slices (optional)
Fresh mint leaves (optional)
In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil.
Remove from heat and add the tea bags to the water.
Let the tea steep for about 3-5 minutes, or until desired strength is achieved.
Remove the tea bags and discard.
Stir in the sugar until dissolved.
Allow the tea to cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until chilled.
To serve, pour the chilled tea into glasses filled with ice.