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Old 09-18-2005, 07:32 PM   #1
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Okay, I just came back from a visit to North Carolina. Now I know most of you will have trouble beliving this, but this Yankee boy just had his first taste of grits! Stop laughing Finny! Now I have a question for all you guys who might eat this on a regular basis. Now don't get pissed at me, but what do you do to add flavor to this stuff? I had it with bacon, eggs and cheese. IMHO, it ruined the taste of the bacon, eggs and cheese. Do you guys do something to give this stuff some flavor? Or is it an aquired taste? Don't be blasting me because I'm a Yankee or such, just an honest answer please!
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Old 09-18-2005, 07:37 PM   #2
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Old 09-18-2005, 07:49 PM   #3
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Yepper! And that's coming from a Yankee!! #-o



If you like it spicey, you can always add a little T (a drop or 2) or what ever tickles your fancy. Seriously, grits is some goooood eatin' ! !
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Butter and salt! It is kinda aquired but if you can't see the wonderment in it initally, you probably won't like it really well!
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The problem with you guys is that you dont understand grits. My mother, (anyone say anything about my mother and I will delet you)", says that in KY you eat grits as a breakfast food. Add some brown suger and butter and you have some awsome wake up food.
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Old 09-18-2005, 08:08 PM   #6
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The problem with you guys is that you dont understand grits. My mother, (anyone say anything about my mother and I will delet you)", says that in KY you eat grits as a breakfast food. Add some brown suger and butter and you have some awsome wake up food.
Well, there's your problem, Bill . . . KENTUCKY!! What does "delet" mean??
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If your making your own...use chicken broth, instead of water, and add cheese.

If you want to try something differnt to add flavor, add some shrimp or salmon. It might not sound good...but it is really a good combination.
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I just can't understand you Yankee sorts. Anyone from the land of corn and swine who don't like grits just ain't right. [-X

Especially folks like Bryan, who come from areas where corn mush and swine are combined inta scrapple. Must admit tho, even some of the folks from that region admit "scrapple's ok if'n ya put 'nough maple syrup onit".

What mosta y'all yankees don't understand is that the grits we liken the most is our Girls Raised In The South who can make you like all the kinds of grits. :biggrin:

Since we've settled grits let's talk 'bout y'alls opinion of okra when I get back from Bryan's country later this week. :joy:

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Well first off... If you can get "Stoned Ground Grits", do it. Don't buy instant grits unless you already like REAL grits. And as you all learned in "My Couson Vinny", REAL grits take at least 20 min to cook. Grits should be seasoned WHILE COOKING with butter and salt (pepper too as-far-as I'm concerned). I love mine with "Redeye Gravy" on them, but don't get to have them that way often. Cheese grits are another popular way to eat them.
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Old 09-19-2005, 05:54 AM   #10
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The brown sugar sounds like an option, Finney, what do you think about that?
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