Cheddar Spoon Bread
Here's what you'll need:
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
1 - 2 Quart Baking Dish or Soufflé Dish.
3 C Whole Milk
1 C Yellow Corn Meal
1 C Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Pepper
1/8 tsp Tabasco Sauce
3 TBS Finely Chopped Fresh Chives.
3 TBS Finely Chopped Green Onion, White part only.
2 TBS Drained Pimentos
3 Large Eggs, Separated.
In a Large Saucepan on Medium Heat:
Heat until it Simmers.
Gradually Whisk in Corn Meal.
Whisk constantly until it begins to thicken, about 5 minutes.
Remove from Heat.
Stir in Cheese.
Mix until it's melted and completed incorporated.
In a Mixing Bowl with an Electric Hand Mixer:
Beat until Stiff Peak, but not Dry.
Fold gently into the Corn Meal Mixture with a Silicone Spatula.
Spoon into the Baking Dish.
Bake for 55 to 60 minutes, until Light Golden Brown.
Remove Dish to a Rack to Cool for 10 minutes.
Peace in the Kitchen.