With this simple recipe, making grits has never been easier. This warm and inviting dish is made by boiling a milk combination and serving it with butter on top. This recipe has evolved from a simple breakfast to a gourmet entrée complete with local shrimp, costly mushrooms, and cheese! Native Americans first ate grits, and they’ve been a mainstay in the American South for a long time. Grits are a frequent breakfast item in southern cuisine (but whether you want sugar or salt is a hotly argued personal preference).