Originally Posted by sandyb
We all speak English but we all have different words for the same thing - dinner/supper, pizza/pie, biscuits/scones, soda/pop - but tell me please Americans just what is hominy???? I'll never experience Apache Stew if I don't know what's in it! Mind you, we never get venison here either. Guess I'll just have to visit Indiana!
Hominy referrs to corn without the germ. It is a large soft de-hulled whole kernels of corn that is usually boiled until softened and serverd with salt amd butter.
In the southern United States, it is also ground into a cornmeal then boiled into a stiff mush .... It is generally called Grits.
Here is a picture of cooked Hominy.