Friday, October 2, 2009

Puttin on the Grits Recipe

In honor of my 200th Blog Post Giveaway The book Puttin on the Grits will be given to a lucky winner.
Enjoy this Grits recipe while we wait for the drawing on Oct.30,2009
Spicy Cheddar Grits
Serves 4-6 people
4 cups grits
½ cup onions, diced
8 slices of bacon
4 garlic cloves, manicured
4 shallots, manicured
3 tablespoons jalapenos, deseeded and diced
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 lb. butter (reserve 4 tablespoons to sauté vegetables)
8 cups chicken stock
1 ½ cups cream
Kosher salt
Bring chicken stock to a boil. Whisk in grits. Once grits are cooked, fold in butter, cream and cheese.
In a sauté pan, add reserved butter and render bacon, then sweat onions, garlic, shallots and jalapenos. Then fold into your grits. Season with salt to taste.

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