1 lb. ground beef

1 large onion

1/2 lb. grated cheddar cheese

4 chopped (canned) jalapeno peppers

1 cup yellow cornmeal

1 cup milk

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup bacon drippings

2 eggs

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 can cream style corn



Brown ground beef, drain well, and set aside.

Grate 1/2 lb. of cheddar cheese and set aside.

Dice onion and set aside.

Seed and finely dice jalapeno peppers and set aside.

Mix last 7 ingredients together and set aside.

In a large baking pan/dish, sprinkle a very thin layer of cornmeal and brown slightly.

Pour 1/2 batter into baking dish.

In the following order, add meat, cheese, onions, and jalapeno peppers to the batter. Pour the remaining 1/2 batter over the top.

Bake for 55 min. to 1 hour at 350 degrees.