Should You Soak Your Grits?

We went straight to the mill to get cooking tips for this Southern favorite.

Is there a more Southern dish than grits?

“When ranking Southern foods, grits has to be among the top – if not the top,” says Greg Johnsman, owner of Geechie Boy Mill in Edisto Island, South Carolina.

We’d be hard-pressed to disagree.

But there are particular methods for preparation that minds differ on, particularly the thought process behind how your grits should interact with water.  Should they be soaked prior to cooking?

Check out the video above to hear Johnsman’s tips on how to cook up your own delicious bowl of grits.

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