Lunchbreak: Cheesy Grits and details on the 5th Annual Taste of Ravenswood

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Chef Angela Torres-Kutkuhn

Spoken Café

1812 W. Montrose Ave.

Chicago

http://spokenchicago.com

Event:

5th Annual Taste of Ravenswood

Ravenswood Events Center (4021 North Ravenswood Avenue)

Taste of Ravenswood will be held Friday, November 8th with the Atrium Cocktail Hour beginning at 6:30pm, and general admission at 7:30pm. Tickets are $60 and the cocktail hour tickets are an additional $25. VIP table reservations are available for purchase — $800 includes reserved table space for 10 guests during the cocktail hour and general admission.

For more information regarding Taste of Ravenswood and for tickets, visit:  https://ravenswoodchicago.org/taste/

Recipe:

Louisiana Style Cheesy Grits: 

1/2 cup coarse ground yellow dent grits

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup milk

1 cup half & half

3 tbsp butter

1/2 cup shredded aged cheddar cheese

coarse kosher salt and cracked pepper to taste

 

1 – Bring water, milk, and half and half to a boil and then stir in grits whisking steadily.

2 – Lower heat to medium low cooking for 9-12 minutes and whisking frequently.

3 – Once grits have thickened up to a creamy consistency, stir in butter, shredded cheese, cracked black pepper and coarse kosher salt. Serve immediately.

 

**Our setup for the Taste of Ravenswood continues with a topping of smoked chile paste, crispy carnitas, charred sweet corn and diced spicy pickled tomatoes.

 

 

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