Amanda & Merrill
Broiled Polenta Cakes
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peg D. May 16, 2018
Fried grits have been a staple in southern homes since the beginning of time, but broiling could be so much easier! Thanks for the idea!
NakedBeet June 2, 2014
Genius! I have a picky toddler and while he will eat polenta with sour cream and salty cheese, I love this variation for the next night.
Danny February 25, 2014
Merrill, this is genius. Just the other night I made polenta with Dom's mother's "sauce" and meatballs, but couldn't get the polenta to crisp up on the stovetop. But broiling! Why didn't I think of broiling? Totally putting this on the must-try list. And those photos of Clara are delicious as well.
Merrill S. February 25, 2014
Danny, so great to hear from you. Hope all's well, and that you like the polenta nuggets! XX
TheFarmGirlCooks February 24, 2014
You can also cut the polenta into 'fries' for dipping in marinara. Excellent recipe plus beautiful little lady :)
Mama D. February 23, 2014
This sounds wonderful...I too love mushy things and crispy fried things.your trasformation was wonderful
Kate H. February 23, 2014
The food sounds great, but the photos of your daughter are true works of art.
If you don't have a broiler (or if your's is out of commission), just throw these tasty bites into your trusted pan and brown them on the stove. You can also grill tehm on your panini press (open) or on your grill (cut them into somewhat larger flat pieces).
Gail V. February 23, 2014
Great idea! Trying this next time I make polenta for myself (noone at my house likes it either) and have leftovers...
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