try these on for size.my son is a hush puppy nut,and when he tasted these,he gave his seal of approval,so they can't be that bad fishintiger also sampled a few,and he's still alive two days later and last but not least,i'm picky about hush puppies,and i found it hard to keep my fingers off of them while i was frying them up 2 cups yellow corn meal 1 cup flour 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 3/4 teaspoon seasoned salt. 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper blend 1 teaspoon baking powder 2/3 teaspoon baking soda 3 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons bacon grease. (the secret ingredient) 4 - 6 strips bacon,crumbled 1/4 cup chopped scallions or regular onions. Mix all of the dry ingredients in a bowl. Add eggs, oil, and buttermilk. mix till blended. drop by spoonfuls into 320 degree oil in deep fryer.