The South's favorite grain is gaining popularity throughout the country as today's top chefs and home cooks reinvent this simple, satisfying grain into Glorious Grits
. Inspired by an Alabama
family whose gristmill supplies organic grains to top chefs across the country, Glorious Grits
will appeal to both beginning and expert cooks wanting to tease the palate as well as add healthy whole grains to their diets. Enjoy a taste of the South with over 100 fresh, flavorful recipes for stone-ground grits, cornmeal, and polenta. From breakfast to lunch to dinnertime and dessert, Glorious Grits
offers spectacular possibilities for putting whole-grain goodness on the table. Susan McEwen McIntosh knows her grits! Born and raised in the South, Susan worked for several years with the food staff of Southern Living
® magazine. She's watched as her brother produced grits, cornmeal, and polenta from organic corn in his busy gristmill. After talking with notable chefs from coast to coast, Susan knows the secrets of transforming old-fashioned grits into new and sophisticated dishes. Now this registered dietitian and author of the first Cooking Light® Cookbook
combines her knowledge of nutrition with a passion for cooking to present creative grits, cornmeal, and polenta recipes for Southern food enthusiasts across the country.