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need to buy white grits...where????

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ebbatten Jun 22, 2007 07:46 AM

I find yellow all the time, but i'm making country ham and red-eyed gravy tonight. i want the white grits. any suggestions?

  1. izzizzi Jun 22, 2007 07:47 AM

    dean & deluca

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      ebbatten Jun 22, 2007 07:50 AM

      awesome thanks!

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        izzizzi Jun 22, 2007 09:51 AM

        I know I've seen them at the one on Broadway...I think that's right...it's the one right by Balthazar.

    2. DirtyMartini Jun 22, 2007 11:58 AM

      Quaker makes white grits as well. I have a jar at home. I don't remember exactly where I bought them, but I'd think almost any decent-sized supermarket would have them in the breakfast foods aisle.

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        izzizzi Jun 22, 2007 12:30 PM

        yeah, quaker are pretty good.

      2. Uptownflavor Jun 22, 2007 12:51 PM

        Pathmark or any grocery store above 96th Street. I think even Fairway carries them.

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          ebbatten Jul 28, 2007 05:00 PM

          i've had a really hard time finding quaker grits...but fortunately the corner bodega in my neighborhood carries 'em. Papa and Sons at flatbush avenue and lincoln road. FYI.

          1. BaconBits Jul 29, 2007 07:26 AM

            I can tell you where NOT to look for them - Wholefoods Union Square, Citarella, Jefferson Market, Garden of Eden (14th st), Gourmet Garage, Gristedes. Yes, I too have been in seach - although not a hot enough pursuit to leave my neighborhood.

            I'm thinking about ordering from Hoppin' John's - a place in Charleston, SC known for their grits.

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              cbw Jul 29, 2007 07:48 AM

              I think I've seen them at the Food Emporium on 14th street.

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                BaconBits Jul 29, 2007 10:43 AM

                I was in Gristedes on 14th just about 5 minutes ago, and in fact, they DO carry quaker oats grits! Don't I feel silly!! They must have been sold out when I went about a month ago.

                Thanks for the Food Emporium tip!

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                Uptownflavor Jul 30, 2007 06:30 PM

                They are on the bottom shelf of the Pathmark in Harlem. 10 minutes from midtown folks!

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                  LindaGriggs Apr 3, 2009 07:39 AM

                  Hoppin' John grits are excellent. Very aromatic by comparison to Quaker. I also like Anson Mills. I do not like Red Mills. Their grits are yellow and probably geared more for polenta.

                  In NYC you can often sit down for a breakfast of grits and baco nat Puerto Rican diners.

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                  LindaGriggs Apr 3, 2009 07:43 AM

                  You know who used to carry Hoppin' John grits in the refrigerator section -- and this just adds another layer of sorrow -- is Kurowycky. Man, I miss that place.

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                    sjcarter331 Apr 3, 2009 09:05 AM

                    I have bought the organic white corn grits before at Life Thyme over on 6th Ave between 8th & 9th.

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                      sjcarter331 Apr 3, 2009 12:32 PM

                      to update... I was over there at lunch today and they do not have them! :(

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