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grits

[grits]
(food engineering)
Coarsely ground hominy (corn kernel endosperm) that is boiled and served as a breakfast cereal.

grits

coarsely ground hominy served in traditional Southern breakfast. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
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Cornmeal is a culinary world in itself: combread, muffins, pancakes, waffles, polenta, grits, scrapple, cornmeal crusts for flied chicken or vegetable flitters, and, if you boil whole kernels with culinary lime, you enter the world of hominy, hominy grits, and Mexican tortillas and tamales.
It decided to review ready-to-eat, hot, granola and natural, wheat germ, and hominy grits.
The entrance leads to the Wall of Values where items like Maseca brand corn meal, institutional-size cans of hominy grits, shortening, paper plates, cases of Hi-C multi-packs drinks, Ramen noodles and 25-pound bags of charcoal briquettes are merchandised.