1cup stone-ground white cornmeal (or yellow, if white is not available)
1 1/4cups cups whole or 2 percent reduced-fat milk
Combine cornmeal, salt and sugar in a medium bowl; gradually stir in milk until the mixture has a thin, pancake-batter consistency. (You may need an additional 1/4 cup milk Thinner batter will produce cakes that are paper-thin and lacy; thicker batter will make cakes that look more like pancakes and have a meatier center.)
Lightly grease a nonstick skillet with vegetable oil. Heat over medium-high heat. Surface is hot enough when water drops splashed on the surface dance.
Pour about 2 tablespoons batter onto skillet for each pancake. (Stir batter between batches as it tends to separate). Cook until bubbles form on the surface, edges are dry and cooked side is golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes; flip and cook reverse side 1 to 2 minutes.