What Is the Best Way to Cook Stone-Ground Yellow Grits?

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Q: I just picked up a two-pound bag of locally stone-ground yellow grits at the farmer’s market and I don’t know how to cook them.

I can find plenty of recipes for specific grits-based dishes, but I can’t find any basic way of cooking them that I can adapt and riff on?

Sent by Chelsea

Editor: Chelsea, there is a basic way to cook grits in this recipe, although it is lighter than some people prefer:

Readers, how do you like to cook grits?

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