2 cups chicken broth
4 tbsp unsalted butter
1/2 bay leaf
2 cups yellow cornmeal
salt and pepper
In a large saucepan bring 2 cups water, chicken broth, butter, and bay leaf to a boil.
In a thin, steady stream, stir in cornmeal
Stir constantly until mixture thickens and is smooth, not grainy, about 25 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.