1 cup cornmeal
4 cups water

Bring water to boil in large pot.
Mix in cornmeal stirring continuously bring heat to a simmer.
Add salt to taste. Cover and let simmer for approx 45 min. Stir every 2-3 minutes. The mixture will become very thick.

Can be served hot. Top w a stew or veggies.

Also can be served cool:
Place cooked polenta in a square glass bowl. Let cool and then refrigerate for an hour. The polenta will come right out of the bowl in the square shape. Cut into bite sized pieces.

Follow the directions for cold polenta, cut into 1/4 inch strips. Place on baking tray lined w parchment paper. Cook at 300 degrees F for 10 minutes, or until the polenta has a crispy egde. Serve inside sandwiches, or topped w a salsa.

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