Black spots in corm meal normal?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by AussieSharon, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    Ok don't laugh too hard but is black spots in corn meal flour normal? It's not somthing I use and just bought and opened a bag to find black spots in it.
  2. mommy9994

    mommy9994 Songster

    Mar 10, 2008
    central VA
    yup, perfectly normal
  3. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    Thank you! It's not something I ever used in Australia and I wanted to surprise DH by making him corn bread.
  4. nutz4critters

    nutz4critters In the Brooder

    Apr 2, 2008
    NW Alabama
    Quote:Small black specks are fine -- so long as they are not moving.

    I watched a cooking show on FoodNetwork a few weeks ago and one of the guests was talking about her worst cooking was when she made cornbread one Christmas. Her hubby thought she'd sprinkled a can of poppy seeds in the cornmeal. The spots weren't poppy seeds. [​IMG]

    Good luck with the cornbread!
  5. palabeco

    palabeco Songster

    Oct 29, 2007
    S.W. PA
    To help keep cornmeal fresh and bug free, double bag it and store it in your freezer. I do that with flour too.

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