Corn Grits are usually made from dent corn. This starchy variety of corn is less sweet than sweet-corn and it becomes smooth creamy grits as it cooks. This type of corn is treated with lime to remove the hull which technically makes it hominy. It has been a staple food around the world for centuries and it seems that every culture has developed their own favorite way to prepare it. The Corn Grits are very effective and made for efficient use.