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Flying Biscuit's Creamy Dreamy White Cheddar Grits
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FROM THE MENU OF . . . FLYING BISCUIT CAFE
1655 McLendon Ave., Atlanta
1001 Piedmont Ave.
Q: The white cheese grits at the Flying Biscuit are a little glob of heaven in a bowl. Can you persuade them to part with the recipe? I have late-night cravings!
--- Jana Homik, Norcross
A: Delia Champion, owner of the Flying Biscuit Cafe, says its Creamy Dreamy White Cheddar Grits are a favorite among customers. If you have trouble finding white cheddar, you can substitute yellow.
Hands on time: 20 minutes Total time: 30 minutes Serves: 12
6 cups water
2 cups half-and-half
3 teaspoons kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
2 cups quick grits
1 cup grated white cheddar cheese
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed
Add cheese and stir gently until cheese melts. Whisk again to combine. Turn heat off and allow grits to rest 5 minutes. Add butter and stir until completely smooth, silky and shiny.