1 cup yellow corn meal
1/2 tsp. salt
Place 1 cup of corn meal in a bowl with 1 cup of cold water. set aside. Bring 3 cups of water to a boil and add 1/2 tsp. of salt. Stir in the softened corn meal and mix carefully so it does not lump. Cook over a low heat for 15 minutes, stirring regularly. Place a pat of butter on top of cooked mush and pour maple syrup over the top.
Leftover mush was placed in a pan or bowl and allowed to solidify and then was sliced and cooked in a pan with grease for another meal.