How to make "proper" grits

Make "PROPER" Grits

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INGREDIENTS

Bring 4 cups cold water to a vigorous boil.

Bring 4 cups cold water to a vigorous boil.

Salt the water

Salt the water

Stir in grits (reduce heat to medium)

Stir in grits (reduce heat to medium)

Stir for 2 minutes (to avoid lumps and so grits do not stick to bottom of pan)

Stir for 2 minutes (to avoid lumps and so grits do not stick to bottom of pan)

Reduce heat to low and cover; continue to stir every 5 minutes

Reduce heat to low and cover; continue to stir every 5 minutes

Grits will thicken...

Grits will thicken...

Continue to cook on low while you make other breakfast or dinner items.

Continue to cook on low while you make other breakfast or dinner items.

Add half and half to taste

Add half and half to taste

Stir in half and half

Stir in half and half

Continue to cook; stir; cook

Continue to cook; stir; cook

Add 3-4 tablespoons butter

Add 3-4 tablespoons butter

Stir in butter

Stir in butter

Ready to eat

  • 4-5 cups water
  • 1 cup grits
  • 3-4 tablespoons butter
  • Half and Half
  • Kosher salt
  • Pepper