Thursday, September 09, 2004

Grits for Breakfast

Did ya’ll have this problem? I couldn’t post anything to my blog all day yesterday. Hope this doesn’t happen too often, or I will have more and more stress-induced wrinkles.

See my breakfast today!

Grits, sausage and scrambled eggs.

When I was in the U.S., I stayed in the South most of the time, and this is one of the things I miss the most: Grits for breakfast. It’s sooooooooooo hard to find instant grits here in Japan, let me tell ya. Almost no import food shops have this on their shelves. I know one online shop that has instant grits in their catalogue, but you have to make a bulk order. What I have now at hand was given to me as a souvenir.

Oh, you say you hate grits because it’s tasteless? Tasteless? What do you mean? I guess you don’t do THIS

when you eat your grits. What a pity!

Anyway, I do admire the professionals who take food photos for books and magazines. How can they get those photos of breakfast in beautiful sunshine with steam coming from warm food? Of course they have better cameras...but there must be things I can do with my new (used) digital camera to improve my photos. I’ll work on that.


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Posted by obachan

Randi said...

i love grits and i cant find them in canada either. I usually buy some when I go to Michigan( just over the border). I can mail you some if you'd like.

obachan said...

Hi randi
Thanks for your comment :D Is grits difficult to find in Canada, too? But you're lucky that you live somewhere not too far from the border. Thank you for your kind offer, but the postage will be much more expensive than grits itself, so just your kindness will be enough for now. Thanks anyway :)