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a food made from hulled corn (maize) kernels soaked in lye water, rinsed, then cooked and eaten; or, the rinsed kernels are dried and coarsely ground into hominy grits.

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  • any housewife can imagine the emotions of sister hope, when she took possession of a large, dilapidated kitchen, containing an old stove and the peculiar stores out of which food was to be evolved for her little family of eleven. cakes of maple sugar, dried peas and beans, barley and hominy, meal of all sorts, potatoes, and dried fruit. no milk, butter, cheese, tea, or meat appeared. even salt was considered a useless luxury and spice entirely forbidden by these lovers of spartan simplicity. a ten years' experience of vegetarian vagaries had been good training for this new freak, and her sense of the ludicrous supported her through many trying scenes. factmonster.com

  • any housewife can imagine the emotions of sister hope, when she took possession of a large, dilapidated kitchen, containing an old stove and the peculiar stores out of which food was to be evolved for her little family of eleven. cakes of maple sugar, dried peas and beans, barley and hominy, meal of all sorts, potatoes, and dried fruit. no milk, butter, cheese, tea, or meat appeared. even salt was considered a useless luxury and spice entirely forbidden by these lovers of spartan simplicity. a ten years' experience of vegetarian vagaries had been good training for this new freak, and her sense of the ludicrous supported her through many trying scenes. infoplease.com