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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.
Hominy is dried corn that is hulled and stripped of the germ before it is soaked in an alkaline lye or lime-water solution to remove the outer husk and make it tender and edible.
The results for the higher-pH beans and hominy were much lower; only 20 and 24 percent (5 of 25 and 6 of 25) of lima bean samples and 12 percent (3 of 25) of hominy samples exceeded the PTTIL.
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.
Women learned many ways to use corn: fresh from the garden, parched corn and hominy, dried corn for winter storage, and milled into meal.
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.
Hartman and his team agreed to spend the spring semester in an action research inquiry seeking answers to the question: Why do students from minority cultures choose less advanced classes at Lake Hominy High School?
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.