|¾ cup||Hominy grits|
|3 eaches||To 4 eggs; beaten|
|Salt to taste|
|Cayenne pepper to taste|
Bring the water and salt to a boil, add the grits, and simmer, stirring constantly, over medium heat until the grits taste done and are thick and perfectly smooth, about 20 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
When the grits are done, add 4 tablespoons of the butter, the eggs, salt, and cayenne. Stir well. Pour the mixture into a buttered shallow casserole, and dot with the remaining butter.
Bake until the grits are golden brown, 25 to 30 minutes.
From _Heritage of Southern Cooking_ by Camille Glenn 1986 Workman Publishing ISBN 0-89480-117-1 Typos by Jeff Pruett Submitted By JEFF PRUETT On 05-26-95
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