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Smoked Gouda and Bacon Grits


2½ cups stone ground grits

2 quarts chicken stock

½ cup butter

1 cup heavy cream

1½ cups smoked Gouda, shredded

½ cup Applewood smoked bacon, cooked and diced


  1. In a heavy bottomed pot, bring the chicken stock and butter to a boil, then add the grits and stir.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium and cook while stirring for about 45 minutes.
  3. Next, stir in the cream slowly, then add the smoked Gouda until melted.
  4. Lastly, add the cooked bacon and incorporate all ingredients well. Serve immediately.
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