PREPARATION: Adjust oven rack to center position; heat oven to 400F. Grate cheese (1 cup) and mince jalapeno peppers (1/4 cup). In a mixing bowl, combine corn, cornmeal, egggs, salt, baking soda, buttermilk, oil, 1/2 cup cheese and peppers.
COOKING: Put butter in a 1 1/2 quart casserole or 9-inch oven-proof frying pan; heat in oven until butter is hot. Pour cornbread mixture into the pan and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake until golden, about 35 minutes.
Makes 8 servings
[COOKS; Jul/Aug 1988] Posted by Fred Peters.