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noun as in mush

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Return the pot to medium-high heat and add the drained hominy.

For Jullapat’s version, a riff on a recipe her husband, Daniel Mattern, made for her one rainy night, she starts with dried hominy.

Hominy itself is corn that has been nixtamalized, meaning that it has been treated with an alkaline solution to remove the kernel’s outer coating.

While hominy can be ground to make grits, that process is said to be extinct according to Anson Mills, though other sources say this is still the case.

There was kept the huge iron mortar where the grains of corn were crushed to make the delicious hominy Kentuckians are so fond of.

His project for making money was the selling of home-made hominy to the restaurants up in town.

Creamed hard-boiled eggs on toast; coffee; fried hominy and syrup.

Put it over the fire in cold water, a cupful of hominy to about four cupfuls of water.

Pour the same water again upon the hominy, stir well, and pour off again several times.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hominy, such as: cereal, porridge, hasty pudding, indian meal, samp, and sepawn.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.