Emeril's Cheddar Polenta
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Are you suffering from those post-holiday blahs? Chef Emeril Lagasse offers a recipe that's guaranteed to beat them in the most delicious way. Try Lagasse's recipe for Cheddar Polenta.
Combine the water, milk, garlic, bay leaf, thyme, salt and pepper in a large, heavy saucepan and bring to a boil.
Gradually whisk in the polenta and reduce the heat to low. Cook, stirring often with a large wooden spoon, until smooth and creamy, 35 to 40 minutes. Add the butter, cheddar and Parmesan cheeses, and stir until melted.