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  • Product Info

    We separate our millstones slightly to create this medium-coarse grind of heirloom Bloody Butcher corn. It makes a great pot of polenta or grits, but can also be used in cornbread and other baked goods, especially if you soak it ahead of time to soften the “grittiness.” It's great as an inclusion in breads.

    Bloody Butcher is an heirloom variety first named in the 1800s, although of course its predecessors were developed by Native Americans over thousands of years. When we stone-mill it, the air is full of a mouth-watering aroma, and when you cook with it, you’ll smell and taste all of its fresh, sweet, "corn-y" notes.

  • Great to Use In:

    Grits, Polenta, Pound Cakes, and as an inclusion in breads.

  • Milled From:

    Organic Bloody Butcher (Heirloom Corn)

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    Because our polenta/grits contains perishable nutrients in the germ and bran, we recommend you store it in an air-tight container in a cool, dry place, ideally in your fridge or freezer.

Customer Reviews

Based on 9 reviews
Dave Owens
Best Grits

These are by far some of the best grits I have ever used. They taste wonderful.

Ellen Bloomfield
Amazing cheesy grits

At first I had trouble with the corn hulls. However, after making cheesy grits with them I was thrilled. Very good flavor and the hills are still there but the cheese keeps them from getting caught in my teeth.

John Frey
the go to grits

Lived in the South for 12 years and loved grits but have never had such fun eating grits - and had them so creamy and delicious - as Bloody Butcher

Wonderful Polenta

Love the organic heirloom Bloody Butcher grits/polenta. Makes the best polenta with a wonderful flavor. Also use in my cornmeal muffins and bread. Yummy. It also goes into my cornmeal yoghurt waffles. Lovely flavor and texture. Thank you Janie’s Mill for your organic grit/polenta. Truly wonderful !!

Karen Spies McNamer
Give Grits a chance

it has such a wonderful flavor when used as Grits

Certifications You Can Trust

We are proud to have these three 3rd-party certification seals on every single product that comes out of Janie’s Mill.  They show you that an independent organization has determined that our products comply with specific requirements for safety, quality, and provenance. You can then enjoy Janie’s Mill products in full confidence that they are organic, kosher, wholesome, and delicious!