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Old Today, 11:43 AM
 
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I love it! I eat it with milk and raisins. A weird combo, but I love it.
Sounds great to me! Hot breakfast cereal? What's not to like?
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Old Today, 11:45 AM
 
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I love CoW, but it has to be lumpy and, of course, with butter and sugar with milk. What I prefer, though, is Wheatina, made the same way. It’s hard to find nowadays.
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Old Today, 11:46 AM
 
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Don't put ketchup on your scrambled eggs in the South, the waitress will have apoplexy.
I can't get over them asking me if I WANT ketchup on my egg sandwich!! That was in Jersey and I grew up in the south. No ma'am. Ketchup don't cut the mustard!
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Old Today, 11:50 AM
 
Location: Chicago area
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Cream of Wheat? NO NO NO NO NO. Okay the best grits I ever had in my life were in the Caribbean. We went scuba diving New Years Day in 2001 after partying a tad too much. I had fish and grits for breakfast. The sea was rough. Up and down, up and down. I was sick by the time I got 40 feet under. What happened next is just too gross to talk about but it put me in bed for the rest of the day. I never ate grits again either. NEVER!
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Old Today, 11:55 AM
 
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I don't like hot cereal of any type. Oatmeal, grits, Cream of Wheat, all just a big NO. But my parents did eat hot cereal, and I recall them talking about how they didn't care much for Cream of Wheat, but preferred a hard-to-find brand called Wheat Hearts. No idea if that is still available.

ETA: I googled it, and it looks like Wheat Hearts are gone. No loss as far as I am concerned, but there are a lot of comments from people who wish it would come back.
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Old Today, 11:56 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Yuck, grits are much better. Now, Maypo, that's another story.
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Old Today, 12:03 PM
 
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I love Cream of Wheat. Grew up eating it as well as oatmeal and Malto-Meal. I eat oatmeal regularly but can't think of the last time I ever bought CoW or Malto-Meal though. Not sure why, I guess I never think about it. I buy oatmeal because I use it for so many other things like cookies, meatloaf filler, ingredient for apple, blueberry and peach crisp toppings, oat bread, ground oatmeal as a replacement for flour in some baked goods, etc.

I have had grits maybe a few times in my life and I liked them. They reminded me a lot of CoW.
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Old Today, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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My Mom made awesome oatmeal when I was a kid in the 50s, but when she made Cream of Wheat, my Dad was the only one who enjoyed it. The rest of us ate it strictly under duress. We used to call it "Cream of Wallpaper Paste."
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Old Today, 12:13 PM
 
Location: North Beach, MD on the Chesapeake
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My Mom made awesome oatmeal when I was a kid in the 50s, but when she made Cream of Wheat, my Dad was the only one who enjoyed it. The rest of us ate it strictly under duress. We used to call it "Cream of Wallpaper Paste."
Yep, exactly what I was talking about.
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Old Today, 12:17 PM
 
Location: Evanston, Illinois & Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia
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I like farina and grits. What is the big deal?
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