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Subject: Re: [GA-Roots] Re: Georgia Ice Cream, A.K.A. as Grits
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2000 07:40:17 -0500
The cracker barrel restruants along the highway serve grits ever day but
they are the refind kind much finer than the old stone ground kind.
Remember they use to fry them like patties and they were good that way
On Tue, 08 Aug 2000 19:27:29 -0400 mary <> writes:
> 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.
> >almost everyday.Biscuits 4 or 5 times a week. Beans, peas, corn,
> >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.
> >> course we are a farming and recreational community. Back in
> >> the big city when you ask for grits the waitress looks like I
> >> asked her to unrobe. Unless she is southern born she just says
> >> "huh".
> >> Angus "Scotty" Robinson