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What The Heck is Hominy, Anyway?

What The Heck is Hominy, Anyway?
Hominy is dried corn that has been soaked in a high-pH (alkaline) mineral bath (generally containing either lime, lye or wood ash). The process, called nixtamalization (what a mouthful!) loosens the hull from the corn kernel and softens the kernel as well. It often causes the kernelRead more

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