Yeah, of course I meant Mexican-American War and Michigan-Periodicals. GRITS--CNN declared that, as of July 1st, a new law says it's the official food somewhere (Georgia?). STOUP--Any hits for "stoup" (stew soup)? ALASKA'S COOKING, VOLUME II. Anchorage Woman's Club (1988), pg. 28, has "Hearty 'Stoup'" of onion, hot chili, Texas barbecued beans, beef broth, and tomato soup.