Recipe for Dogs In Blankets


    Dogs in Blankets

    8 skinless hot dogs
    1/4 cup cornmeal
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon baking soda
    1 egg
    1/2 cup buttermilk
    Fat for frying (part bacon, part lard)

    Put wooden skewer in each hot dog. Roll in flour and shake off excess. Sift 1/2 cup flour and next 3 ingredients into bowl. Add egg and buttermilk and beat with whisk to form a smooth thick batter. Holding skewer, dip hot dog in batter, coating well. Drop into hot deep fat (375 degrees F to 400 degrees F) and fry until golden brown.

    Drain on paper towels and serve at once with mustard.