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Old 06-08-2014, 02:05 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by Zereh View Post
This is what fresh nixtamal looks like at stores around here:
Originally Posted by powerplantop View Post
To get hominy without the funny can texture try this product

It is corn that has undergone the nixtamal process and had the skins removed then dried. It can be found in Mexican markets. To use it soak overnight, then simmer is water until soft (about 2 hours).
Thanks for these tips from both of you as I've never been really happy with the texture of canned hominy although I've liked it enough to use it. The texture of the hominy served to me by Mexican friends is much better and I bet they've used these "no can" options. Duhh...why didn't I think of that. On my way to our little Mexican market.

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