RECIPE: Cheese Grits

Hot and hearty cheese grits. Photo courtesy Tillamook.com.   It’s so cold in the Northeast today, we’re warming up with a bowl of steaming cheese grits. If you’re not from the South, you might not totally “get” grits, a thick, creamy porridge. They can be bland in their traditional recipe, with salt and a pat…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cheese Grits

First made by Native Americans, grits are an ubiquitous menu item in the American South. The area from Virginia to Texas is even called the “Grits Belt,” where grits are served for breakfast, lunch and dinner (and that sounds great to us!). Grits are the hard part of the corn kernel (the endosperm), cut into…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Kiss My Cheesy Grits

If your only exposure to hot cereal is instant packages of oatmeal, you’re depriving yourself of a real treat. For us, Cream Of Wheat, Cream Of Rice, grits, polenta and cornmeal mush are some of life’s great comfort foods. Today’s shout-out is to grits (hominy grits), a versatile hot cereal or side dish to other…
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