Friendships have ended, feelings have been hurt and a cultural war has been declared over the latest national debate to rage on social media: How do you like your grits? Sweet, salty, buttery or cheesy... how you flavor this dish calls into question taste and Southern identity.
We speak about this cultural divide and learn about the history of grits from chef and cookbook author Virginia Willis.
Join the debate on Twitter:
@OSTtalk YOUR GRITS PREFERENCE TELLS WHERE YOU COME FROM, WHERE & WHO YOU'VE BEEN WITH!I LOVE YELLOW GRITS W/CURRY & FISH ANYWAY POSSIBLE!
— Guenevere Reed (@gueneverecreed) June 2, 2016
— Bobby FU (@Septic_Gooner) June 2, 2016
@OSTtalk grits go best with fried fish & hush puppies.
— Sam Burnham (@C_SamBurnham) June 2, 2016
Sugar maybe when I'm feeling dangerous https://t.co/uIeb8aS1I0
— Hightop David (@HightopDavid) June 2, 2016
— Kenneth Gibbs (@KennyGibbsPhD) June 2, 2016