How do you reheat grit cakes?

Storing and Reheating Leftover Grit Cakes

To reheat, place on foil lined baking sheet, greased with cooking spray. Broil again until crispy and hot, for 5-7 minutes, rotating pan halfway through. To save time, they may also be heated in the microwave.

What can I do with grits?

7 Savory Ways to Eat Grits for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  1. Classic Grits. Chowhound.
  2. Fast Hammy Grits. Chowhound.
  3. Baked Cheese Grits. Chowhound.
  4. Jack Cheese and Grits Souffle. Chowhound.
  5. Shrimp and Grits with Tasso Ham. Chowhound.
  6. Shrimp and Fresh Corn Grits. Chowhound.
  7. Spicy Shrimp and White Cheddar Grits. Chowhound.

How do you make fried grits from scratch?

In a large heavy saucepan or stock pot bring water, salt, and butter to a boil, then carefully whisk in the grits gradually, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon. Reduce the heat to simmer and cook covered, stirring often, until water is absorbed and grits are thickened, about 30-40 minutes.

Can grit cakes be frozen?

You can! Especially the savory variants, such as cheesy grits or shrimp grits, are known to freeze quite well. Grab a cooking pan, spray it with non-stick cooking spray, and spread the cooked grits into the pan, then top it with cheese. Cover your dish with foil and allow it to fully cool before freezing.

How do you keep grits from getting hard?

The key to cooking old-fashioned grits is going low and slow—use a low heat so the grits simmer and slowly release their starches, which creates a decadent, silky texture. Whisking constantly during the first couple of minutes, and frequently throughout the rest of the cooking process, will prevent lumps from forming.

How long can grits stay in the fridge?

How long do cooked grits last in the refrigerator, is a reasonable question to ask before packaging up those leftovers. Cooked grits should be eaten within 3 to 4 days if cooled and stored properly in the refrigerator or 3 to 4 months in the freezer.

Do grits spoil?

Though grits do have a very long shelf life, they can still go bad. Even when stored properly, they will begin to degrade in quality over time. If exposed to moisture, grits can change in consistency and even develop mold.

Are instant grits bad for you?

Quick, regular, and instant grits have fewer nutrients than the stone-ground variety. Additionally, they’re typically paired with high-calorie ingredients, which may lead to weight gain if eaten too frequently.

Are quick grits and instant grits the same?

Quick and regular grits: The only difference between these types is in granulation. Quick grits are ground fine and cook in 5 minutes; regular grits are medium grind and cook in 10 minutes. Instant grits: These fine-textured grits have been precooked and dehydrated.

Do grits taste better with water or milk?

No matter which variety, yellow or white, the beauty of grits is their versatility and ability to take on most flavors paired with them, although they are always best when cooked with milk instead of water. The flavor and consistency difference is truly amazing.