Ham and Fritos Fritters {Fritter Friday!}

Fritos and Ham Fritters

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a Fritter Friday! It’s time to re-fritter ourselves and enjoy some deep fried fritter goodness. Several months ago my sister Linda and I made Fritos Fritters. They were so good they stuck in my mind and I wanted to revisit the recipe. I had some ham I thought would be great diced up in them so I brought the deep fryer out for a fritter treat night. Continue reading

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Turkey Cauli Cornmeal Fritters {Fritter Friday!}

Thanksgiving Fritter

Thanksgiving Fritter

Even Thanksgiving leftovers can be a source of ingredients for fritters, I found recently. I had a whole cauliflower that needed to be eaten and a lot of other leftovers in my fridge. There must be a fritter in the making, I mused. I wanted a fritter to serve with the turkey soup I’d made for dinner, just something to chew on while we sipped the turkey veggie soup. Continue reading

Fritos Fritters {Fritter Friday!}

Fritter Friday: Fritos Fritters

Fritter Friday: Fritos Fritters

Do you ever look at a food and wonder who in the world sat and said “Let’s put these ingredients together and see if they taste good”? I could see this fritter evolving: someone made hush puppies, the original cornmeal-based balls of goodness usually served with fried fish. Then they decided to add whole kernel corn to the mix for texture and that tasted pretty darn good. Next a smart soul said “But Fritos are ground corn fried into chips, we could crush a few and add them to the mix!” Thus was born the best glorified hush puppy EVER. Continue reading