Hominy with Mushrooms

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Appears in
Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

By Bill Neal

Published 1985

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Hominy is dried corn, treated chemically—traditionally and preferably with wood ash lye—to remove the husk and germ. If it is dried again and ground, it is grits, Charlestonians notwithstanding. (Confusing grits and grist, they insist hominy is the cooked milled grain, that grits are only the product of grinding.) The only ways you will get an approximation of this formerly important staple will be to start with the dried corn and treat it yourself or buy it canned. In most major northern c