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Forum Name: Undocumented Features General
Topic ID: 18
Message ID: 34
#34, RE: Garlic yumminess
Posted by Wedge on Jun-05-01 at 01:52 PM
In response to message #33
>>"hom·i·ny: kernels of corn that have been soaked in a caustic solution
>>(as of lye) and then washed to remove the hulls"
>Mmmm. Hominy. Haven't had it in years. Maybe I'll get some on the
>way home. (I may have grown up in New England, but I was born in the
>South. I also like pickled okra, for the record.)

Pickled? Haven't ever done that. Now fried okra kicks ass, and it's good in stews as well.

>>The only reason I really post this is because I'm almost positive that
>>if you then grind those up, you have grits. But, even though I'm from
>>the South, the true source of grits eluded me for years, even though
>>I've slowly learned to eat them in that time.
>Okay, enlighten me, o Wedgie one. I used to know what grits are, but
>I have forgotten.

Roughly ground dried hominy cooked somewhat like rice. My father likes them with cheese and about the consistancy of wet spackle. (the comparison intensifies if they are allowed to dry on a plate :)

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