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Old 09-19-2005, 10:04 AM   #21
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Grits are an aquired taste and when I was a kid my Dad aquired me to eat them and I Hated grits. Now I love them. Some add honey, maple syrup, or brown sugar to gradually learn to love it with just salt, pepper and butter. Instant grits will make you hate grits instantly. bletch.
Now have any of you ever tried or even heard of "mush"?
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Old 09-19-2005, 10:07 AM   #22
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Raine, I just noticed your post about livermush and that is new to me. The mush I am talking about is fried grits. Good for the heart.
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Old 09-19-2005, 01:16 PM   #23
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Mmmmmm.....

Roasted garlic cheese grits.
Topped with trinity(diced bell pep., onion and celery),
diced andouille and shrimp all sautee'd in clarified butter. :biggrin:

Good stuff.

If that won't teach ya to like grits,
I feel sorry for you.
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Old 09-19-2005, 04:26 PM   #24
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Raine,
Livermush was practically a staple food when I was growing up in McDowell County. Last weekend my parents came to visit us, and brought a big chunk of the local product, Hunter's Liver Mush; the head of the company went to the same dinky little high school I attended. They don't sell theirs quite this far east, though I do see a couple of brands in the local stores around Winston-Salem.

As for grits, ever had yesterday's grits sliced and fried?
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Mmmmmm.....

Roasted garlic cheese grits.
Topped with trinity(diced bell pep., onion and celery),
diced andouille and shrimp all sautee'd in clarified butter. :biggrin:

Good stuff.

If that won't teach ya to like grits,
I feel sorry for you.
YB, take those garlic cheese grits, put em in a pan and smoke em for 2 hours! YOWZA!

Nick, You are Italian aren't you? Ever eat Polenta? Same thing but it is from yellow corn while grits are from white! Eat em with Ham Drippings (red eye gravy) on them.
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Old 09-19-2005, 07:17 PM   #26
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Mmmmmm.....

Roasted garlic cheese grits.
Topped with trinity(diced bell pep., onion and celery),
diced andouille and shrimp all sautee'd in clarified butter. :biggrin:

Good stuff.

If that won't teach ya to like grits,
I feel sorry for you.
YB, take those garlic cheese grits, put em in a pan and smoke em for 2 hours! YOWZA!

Nick, You are Italian aren't you? Ever eat Polenta? Same thing but it is from yellow corn while grits are from white! Eat em with Ham Drippings (red eye gravy) on them.
Better throw some black coffee in there with those (country) ham drippings, or it ain't Red Eye.
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I stand corrected! Do you have to add "red eyes" too?
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I stand corrected! Do you have to add "red eyes" too?
You just have them from drinking the night before.
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Old 09-19-2005, 07:59 PM   #29
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Stop it your killin' me!

Who’s got a great recipe for fritters?!?

I've been testing recipes for several years trying to duplicate my grandmothers. I even weighed each ingredient as she scooped it into the bowl. No friggin’ luck!

She was from Tooms County, GA near Lyons.

I’ll try any old fritter recipe to see if we can come close.

Let’s dig out Gramma’s recipes.

While you’re in there poke around a bit and see if you come across any jewels!

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Old 09-19-2005, 08:20 PM   #30
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Okay folks, IF I were to buy me some grits, is there a certain brand name I should look for?
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