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hominy

[Algonquian], hulled corn with the germ removed and served either ground or whole. The pioneers in North America prepared it by soaking the kernels in weak wood lye until the hulls floated to the top. Hominy is boiled until tender and served as a vegetable. Hominy grits (hominy ground into small grains) are boiled and served as a vegetable or as a cereal, or they may be shaped into patties and fried; they are especially popular in the S United States. Samp is a type of coarse hominy.

hominy

[′häm·ə·nē]
(food engineering)
Whole corn kernels that do not contain the bran and germ (which are removed by bleaching or crushing and sifting), that is, corn kernel endosperm.
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Pozole: a spicy soup made from pork, chili, hominy and spices.
EPA's Continuing Survey of Food II (CSFII) Analysis of Food Intake Distributions was used to establish the average serving sizes of tomatoes, black beans, and hominy that children normally consume (U.
The County's first moving box exchange was installed over five years ago and is located in Asheville at 191 Hominy Creek Road.
Memoirs essentially consists of a journal detailing some of Abraham's travels as an itinerant evangelist, one of Abraham's sermons, several folk poems that include verses praising hominy as a tasty dish, Abraham's muddled notes on various Bible verses, and a few stories that Jabez included in hopes they would reveal his father's character.
This 4-hour, 2-disc DVD set represents the third volume in the Fast Food My Way series, offering up recipes and visual step-by-step lessons on everything from cauliflower with scallions and corn and Hominy chowder to salmon rolls on fennel salad and shrimp casseroles.
Pozole verde, chicken and hominy soup with jalapenos and tomatillos, is $9.
From Tomato Avocado Salad; Rich Lamb and Hominy Soup; Swiss Potato Pancakes; and Cranberry Tapioca Parfait; to Roast Turkey with Sauerkraut Stuffing; Roasted Burdock and Onions; Green Shrimp Curry; and Glazed Chestnuts, Vegetable Love offers 720 pages of recipes, instructions and advice that will prove to be a core addition for any family or community library cookbook collection.
I grew up on the outskirts of Mexico City; and years later, a bowl of pozole (pork and hominy soup) at a home in a small village in Guerrero, Mexico, came out of nowhere and brought back a vivid image from my childhood.
My fondest memories was when he would ask me if my mother, Betty Proctor, would "fix-up" some sofke for him since he was quite fond of this traditional Creek dish made from dried hominy corn.
Avoid: hominy, popcorn, tacos, treacle, evaporated milk, frozen orange juice, soups and sauces, infant milk formulas, alcohol containing malt, malt syrup or malt extract (gin and whisky), instant coffee.
The picture side of the postcard details the second class saloon breakfast menu for April 11, 1912, when dishes such as boiled hominy and grilled ox kidneys and bacon were on offer.