How to Make the Ultimate Umami-Bomb Vegetarian Demi-Glace
6 cups chicken stock or canned low-sodium broth
2 cups heavy cream
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 large garlic cloves, minced
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
2 cups quick grits
In a large saucepan, combine the stock, cream, butter and garlic. Add 2 teaspoons of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper and bring to a boil. Slowly whisk in the grits and cook over low heat, whisking often, until thick and completely smooth, about 10 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and Tabasco and serve.