This is the perfect crust for our Tamale Pies.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk cornmeal with 1 1/2 cups cold water.

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  • In a medium saucepan, bring 2 1/2 cups water, salt, and pepper to a boil.

  • Gradually stir in cornmeal mixture. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring often, until very thick, 4 to 5 minutes.

  • Remove from heat; stir in butter until melted.

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11/29/2011
Does anyone know what grind of cornmeal should be used? It's not specified in the linked recipe for cornmeal crust, and I have found in the past that medium grind cornmeal takes a very long time to cook, and is therefore very high-maintenance. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!