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Old 11-11-2008, 02:30 PM   #21
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Grits are white....polenta is yeller....otherwise the same thing...

Hominy grits are a whole differn't thang....
I've bought yellow grits in the grocery. So it's both evidently.

I cooked coush-coush last night, and don't see much difference to regular grits. Is there supposed to be?

Yeah, I've lived down here all my life, but must have led a sheltered cooking life.
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Old 11-11-2008, 02:34 PM   #22
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Cous cous is a pasta product made from wheat, not just a ground grain.
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Old 11-11-2008, 02:37 PM   #23
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I've bought yellow grits in the grocery.
Then it was polenta...
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Old 11-11-2008, 02:38 PM   #24
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Grits with milk and sugar...yum yum.
My husband who was born in North Carolina always mashed his eggs with his grits.
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Old 11-11-2008, 02:40 PM   #25
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Cous cous is a pasta product made from wheat, not just a ground grain.
I know, I don't think it's the same though.

This is cornmeal cooked with water, butter and milk to a mush and you add milk and butter when cooked for a sort of cereal.
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Old 11-11-2008, 02:41 PM   #26
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Then it was polenta...
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Old 11-11-2008, 02:47 PM   #27
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I know, I don't think it's the same though...
It's not the same. The cooked products may appear similar.

Grits is ground corn.

Couscous is ground wheat mixed with water and coated with wheat powder.
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Old 11-11-2008, 03:04 PM   #28
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Stone Ground Grits can be Yellow or White-----
Hominy Grits are white ------
Polenta can be Yellow or White -----

Coush-Coush is a cereal type dish made with corn meal (Yellow or White) The boiled meal is turned into a pre-heated very hot skillet containing oil (bacon drippings or lard) the skillet developes a toasty brown crust that is stirred back into cereal before serving with milk, butter, sugar or cane syrup. Coush-Coush is NOT grits.
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Old 11-11-2008, 03:08 PM   #29
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Stone Ground Grits can be Yellow or White-----
Hominy Grits are white ------
Polenta can be Yellow or White -----

Coush-Coush is a cereal type dish made with corn meal (Yellow or White) The boiled meal is turned into a pre-heated very hot skillet containing oil (bacon drippings or lard) the skillet developes a toasty brown crust that is stirred back into cereal before serving with milk, butter, sugar or cane syrup. Coush-Coush is NOT grits.
Thanks for that, I just wasn't satisfied with the outcome. I bet those bacon drippings would have made all the difference!
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Thanks for that, I just wasn't satisfied with the outcome. I bet those bacon drippings would have made all the difference!

S'Ok Pont.. you'll be hungry again tomorrow

Bacon sounds good anyway...
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