Polenta is a cornmeal “mush” that is a perfect base for a tomato or other sauce and a nice alternative to pasta. The possibilities for enjoyment are limited only by your imagination. Have some fun and try it with your favorite cooked vegetables stirred in before serving, then topped with a dollop of ricotta cheese on top or
When making polenta, use caution because it “erupts” like a volcano as it boils and can burn you if you are not careful. I always use a deep pot set on the back burner of the stove, and I wear long oven mitts and use a long whisk to stay protected. Be careful.
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