coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
1.25 cups yellow cornmeal
2 tbsp butter
7 cups water
1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves

In a large sauce pan, combine 7 cups water, 2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper, bring to boil.

Gradually add corn meal, reduce to simmer until think and creamy, about 10-15 minutes.

Add butter and thyme, salt/pepper to taste.