A few weeks ago when my boyfriend and I were traveling in Mississippi, we spent a night at Monmouth Plantation in Natchez.  Our stay in the historic home, a National Historic Landmark, was delightful.  Monmouth was built in 1818 by General Quitman, a civil war general, as his family’s city residence.  In other words, it’s…

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This post is going to be short, but delicious.  Before heading to Mississippi with my boyfriend for a little antiquing and general exploration, there was only one thing that I had to have while we were there:  GRITS! I love grits; my grandmother, who was from Mobile, Alabama, used to fix them for us when…

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