Serve this hearty morning warmer on a lazy Saturday--or even a weekday, if you make it ahead. This dish features rolled oats and wheat berries, products of the Montana-Dakotas region.
Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.
Stir in oats; simmer, uncovered, 12 minutes, stirring often. Stir in grits; simmer 5 minutes, stirring often.
Stir in milk and syrup; simmer 1 minute or until porridge thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Serve with walnuts.
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