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Grits

Introduction

Grits have long been a staple of southern cuisine and are served for every meal although until recently breakfast was the most common.

This page covers some basic information about grits including grains and grinds.

Grains used in grits

Barley Grits
Barley grits are made from pearled or whole grain barley kernels that have been cut into tiny chunks. Has Sweet nut like flavor and a good source of dietary protein
Corn
This is the most common kind of grits. If you order grits, this is what you'll get.
Hominy Grits
This is the most common kind of grits. If you order grits, this is what you'll get.
Rice Grits
Rice grits, aka rice middlins, can be a breakfast, lunch, and dinner staple in every Southern kitchen.

Common grinds used to prepare grits

Instant Grits
These are pre-cooked and dehydrated. They cook very quickly but lose some of the flavor.
Quick Grits
These are ground finer and therefore cook more quickly than Stone Ground grits.
Stone Ground
This is the traditional method of grinding grits. It results In a coarse grit with a fairly long cooking time.