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From: mary <>
Subject: Re: [GA-Roots] Re: Georgia Ice Cream, A.K.A. as Grits
Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2000 19:27:29 -0400
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Oh Billie, Vernon is soooooo lucky! Can we come to your house? All of you
are making me hungry...
Mary in SC

At 06:10 AM 01/08/1997 -0500, vernon & billie wrote:
>I still cook grits for breakfast as well as when we have fish. Cornbread
>almost everyday.Biscuits 4 or 5 times a week. Beans, peas, corn, potatoes,
>tomatoes, cukes, onions,squash and okra out of our garden,out of the freezer
>or off the canning self. I am making crab apple jelly, fig preserves and
>pear preserves today. Pepper jelly tomorrow and O have already made salsa.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Angus P. Robinson Jr <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2000 5:28 PM
>Subject: [GA-Roots] Re: Georgia Ice Cream, A.K.A. as Grits
>> Good Afternoon,
>> As a southern born boy my grandma, God Bless her, often
>> made grits. Sometimes we ate them like kids eat cereal today,
>> and at other times we ate them as a side dish to bacon and eggs.
>> How I would love to see her cooking on the old wood stove again.
>> She also ironed her clothes using the old time cast iron "iron"
>> that was heated on the wood stove. How she could handle the
>> heat isn't know but Grandma Ida Morris Robinson did it.
>> Surprisingly, many of the local restaurants serve grits. Of
>> course we are a farming and recreational community. Back in
>> the big city when you ask for grits the waitress looks like I just
>> asked her to unrobe. Unless she is southern born she just says
>> "huh".
>> Angus "Scotty" Robinson

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