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Cook Your Grits in a Golden Corn Stock

Portland, Oregon — the city in which I reside — is obsessed with Southern food. I mean, I get it. Southern food is good, but a lot of the restaurateurs who prepare it have a hard time resisting the urge to “elevate” it, which misses the point of the cuisine…

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The Best Thing to Do With Leftover Grits

I have never met a bowl of grits that I didn’t immediately fall in love with. Whether buttered, cheesed, shrimped or yolked, a creamy bowl of boiled corn mush is — to me — the perfect breakfast. I usually make a big batch, then reheat the leftovers with a splash…