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Since 1925

Jalapeño Grits

A delicious blend of cheese, jalapeñnos and Early's Stone Ground Grits.

4 cups Chicken Broth
1 cup Early's Stone Ground Grits
1 Onion - grated
1/4 cup Butter
8oz Pepper Jack - grated
8oz Early's Sharp Cheddar Cheese - grated

2 tbsp Cream

Cook grits in broth stir constantly until are grits are done (appox 20 min)
Sautee onion in butter until transparent
Stir butter, onion and cheeses into grits
Salt and pepper to taste
Stir in cream
Garnish with sliced Jalapenos

Contributed by: Cheri Shepherd

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Simple & Easy: Corn & Bacon, yellow onion cookin’


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Corn (can be canned for ease)

Yellow Onion (half)

Cast Iron Pan (Ideally)

This is about as darn easy as it gets! But It’s very delicious and hey, it’s a great starter recipe, maybe you can get the kids to do it for you!

And having it steaming before you get out of bed!

Cook & Prep Time: 15min

Cut your yellow onion in half

Chop in desired size

Remove pack of Early’s thick sliced hickory smoked bacon (all the hard works been done)

Take your two strands out and slice them in about one centimeter slices

Locate your corn (important to do this before firing up the bacon; trust us, we know from experience and fire alarms)

Get your cast iron pan hot.

Put it on the stove, turn the stove to medium heat and let the pan heat up for 2-3 minutes

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Cook on medium heat for 3-4 min

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Cook on medium for 2-3min

The. Turn heat down to low/ medium and cook for another 3min

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Cook to desired taste we recommend just another 2-3min

Plate, and perfect side or even full breakfast done!


Throw some eggs in the pan, scramble them up (just a couple min) & done!

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