(by Sarah Goodrich)
1/2 c. grits (not instant)
3/4 stick of butter, softened
1 1/2 c. grated cheddar cheese
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 c. milk
1/3 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper
Preheat oven to 325 F. and spray an 8 x 8 baking dish with cooking spray.
Cook grits according directions on the box.
When done, add butter, cheese, garlic, and milk.
Warm over medium heat, stirring until ingredients are combined.
Remove pot from heat and allow to cool to lukewarm.
Whisk eggs with salt and pepper, and add to warm grits mixture.
Stir everything until combined and pour into baking dish.
Bake for 30 - 40 minutes or until beginning to brown on top.
(Read Grits and Grit, the story that accompanies this recipe.)