Grits Recipes Aren't Just For Breakfast Anymore (PHOTOS)

January 13, 2013 – 12:22 pm

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Depending on what part of the country you're from, grits may or may not have been a staple at your breakfast table. If you were lucky, they were. If not, it's okay, you've got some time to make up for all the servings you've missed.

Not only are grits delicious, but they've also been used to free wrongly-accused men of murder. (Okay, that may have been a fictional scenario from "My Cousin Vinny, " but it could happen.) Grits recipes are often just served next to eggs, but they get interesting when you know what to add to them. Check it out.

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  • avatar Need the recipe for grits and gravy, southern style, preferably an old family, handed-down recipe. Thank you.? | Yahoo Answers
    • No instant grits!
      For grits, follow the package instructions. Milk gravy is made with equal amounts of bacon grease & flour, browned into a "paste". Add milk, stirring mixture until you reach the desired consistency. Use an iron skillet. I don't follow exact amounts, but practice with a couple of Tbs of grease & flour, add milk, slowly simmer until mixture thickens.

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