I’m a Texan 1st and a Southerner 2nd, but just like anyone else from the lower eastern part of the country, grits have been a staple in my household. Nothing says Southern comfort food like a bowl of yummy creamy grits. For generations Mamas and Grannies have been feeding their families this delectable savory side dish….....more
Are you a GRITS Girl, you know, a Girl Raised in the South? If so, you need no primer on how to cook grits. It's in your DNA and there's no changing your mind, it's fixed and fabulous. But for the rest of us, read on ...
Ashley Judd was at the recent Clinton Global Initiative
on the panel for, what seems to be a very worthwhile project,
discussing healthy transitions for adolescent girls in developing
countries. A program all about empowering girls, educating young women
and teaching them to participate in their society and how that
I enjoy big breakfasts occasionally., but I couldn't eat them everyday, as I would feel too full. But on a lazy weekend morning, it is nice to start the day with a plateful of food. Whether the meal is cooked at home or ordered at a restaurant, I find it to be enjoyable.
Oh those infamous shrimp and grits…not appealing to you? Well my
Italian style will be. A simple substitution of grits for polenta turns
this southern specialty into a Mediterranean summer meal. An easy yet
beautiful weeknight dinner of creamy polenta, sautéed shrimp with lemon
zest and garlic and sautéed summer corn finished with parsley and
chives, plus a nice side of grilled summer squashes.