How to cook Southern Spoon Bread
2 cups milk
3 Tbs butter
1 cup cornmeal
3/4 cup water
3 eggs, separated
Combine milk, butter, salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
Gradually add cornmeal, stirring constantly with a wire whisk. Remove from heat. Gradually add water, stirring well. Pour into a bowl.
Beat egg yolks until think and lemon-colored. Stir 1/4 of the hot mixture into the yolks to temper it. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold in the rest of the mixture with the egg whites.
Pour mixture into a greased 2 quart casserole. Bake at 375 degrees, uncovered for 30 minutes.