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While noodles are cooking, in a large saucepan saute garlic and melt butter into the cream over low heat. Add salt, pepper (and garlic salt). Stir in cheese over medium heat until melted; this will thicken the sauce.
Add pasta to sauce. Use enough of the pasta so that all of the sauce is used and the pasta is thoroughly coated. Serve immediately.
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Civil War Food- Legend Of The Hushpuppy (orcornbread ball)
To a far greater degree than anyone realizes, several of the most important food dishes that the Southeastern Indians live on today is the “soul food” eaten by both black and white Southerners. Indian boiled cornbread is present in Southern cuisine as “corn meal dumplings”, … and as “hush puppies”, -Hudson, Charles (1976). “A Conquered People”. The Southeastern Indians. The University of Tennessee Press. pp. 498–499.
The first recorded reference to the word “hush-puppy” dates to 1899
In the old south Hushpuppies are said to have gotten their name from the dredging of the catfish that would have been thrown out. Being thrifty, the cook from the house would send them down the slave quarters and the women added a little milk, egg and onion and fried it up. It is said they were tossed to the dogs to keep them quiet while the food was being transferred from the pot to the table. “Hush puppy! Hush puppy!”
Another theory for Hushpuppy history- Confederate soldiers would sit beside a campfire preparing their meals. If they detected Yankee soldiers approaching, they would toss their yapping dogs some of the fried cornmeal balls with the command, “Hush puppies!”