Grits! Love'm or hate'm?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Danb541, Nov 22, 2021.

Do you like grits?

  1. Yes

    120 vote(s)
    82.2%
  2. No

    16 vote(s)
    11.0%
  3. maybe if I was starving

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    6.8%
  1. Dennyf

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    I like 'em with butter and pepper, or with a couple of runny over easy eggs, and in casseroles. But plain grits might be the blandest, most flavorless food there is. Next to plain tofu.
     
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    I love them, but not all grits are created equally. Runny or chunky grits are out, along with those that contain anything besides salt, pepper and butter. Cheese grits are okay sometimes, but only for dinner dishes.
     
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  3. 0ct0Pr0n

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    Yup. This is why it's important to whisk the grits into the boiling water, then regularly as they cook, switching to a wooden spoon when they get thick enough.
    Their Carolina Gold rice is amazing.
     
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    It's all about how they are fixed. I never had them until I went to school in North Carolina. I looked at them and said, "What are those?" The cook said, "You aint never had grits???" I've been eating them ever since.
     
  5. boris bubbanov

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    I saw grits being moved around, with a front end loader that was leaking hydraulic fluid.

    So, I stopped eating them for 3 days - then I went back and ate more of 'em than before.

    I like creamery butter, fresh ground black pepper, Kosher salt, dill and fine ground paprika on mine. All that remains of the "grit" is the texture I'm afraid! :^)
     
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    We could find them in Beckley but not so much up in Northern West Virginia (or in nearby Friendsville, MD). We taught some friends up there, to like them. Order grits AND home fries.
     
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    Don't really know. Been all over the U.S. and never tried 'em yet.
     
  8. scooteraz

    scooteraz Friend of Leo's

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    Well, I like them. I like them with eggs and bacon for breakfast. I like them under shrimp (good shrimp and grits is hard to beat). There is a BBQ joint in Phoenix that has cheesy jalapeño grits as a side to mesquite smoked beef, pork, sausage and fowl. Those are amazing.

    My wife told me she didn’t like grits, but we were at a Waffle House, and I ordered a big breakfast with a waffle, eggs, bacon and grits. She tried the grits and admitted they were decent. So, a late in life convert.
     
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    We went more inland. Stayed in Laurinburg.
     
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    I saw them in high on the hog. I'll check that out.
     
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    I clicked because I thought it said GIRLS!
     
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    “Those”?

    How did you know the pasty dish was plural?
    Looks like a that or an it to me!
     
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    I had them in Western NY AKA cabbage country.
    Miles and miles of cabbage fields, stunk to high heaven in Autumn.
    Grits & eggs were OK.
     
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    Hmm, just had an idea. Cabbage and grits together, what a combo that would be!
     
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    Hate'm :confused:
     
  16. 0ct0Pr0n

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    I've had them with Kimchi. Not bad.
     
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    That's fusion cuisine!
     
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    Shrimp and grits with lots of bacon and bacon grease. Otherwise meh....
     
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    Anyone having grits's with turkey today?
     
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    Yes, grits are Ok.

    Not my fav side dish, but a nice change from the norm.

    imo.
     
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