Definition of Lye hominy

1. Noun. Hominy prepared by bleaching in lye.

Generic synonyms: Hominy



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lye Hominy

lycopodites
lycopodium
lycopodiums
lycopods
lycoricidine
lycorine
lycotropous
lycra
lycras
lycée
lycées
lyddite
lyddites
lydine
lye
lye hominy (current term)
lyege
lyeges
lyencephala
lyencephalous
lyerman
lyes
lyeth
lyfe
lyfull
lygaeid
lygaeid bug
lyghte
lyghtes
lygodium

Literary usage of Lye hominy

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1. The Picayune Creole Cook Book (1922)
"We have also "lye hominy," or Hominy soaked In Lye till the coarse outer germ conies off. ... It is also pounded and used for making "lye hominy Bread. ..."

2. The Relation of Food to Health and Premature Death by George H. Townsend, Felix J. Levy, Harry G. Nicks, George Clinton Crandall (1897)
"lye hominy is made from whole kernels of corn. It is placed in a vessel, and a weak solution of lye is added and left standing until the lye has in a ..."

3. Successful Canning and Preserving by Ola Powell (1917)
"lye hominy.—Use the sweet flat corn. Most early varieties of sweet corn, ... To obtain best results in preparing lye hominy, dissolve two ounces of ..."

4. Indiana and Indianans: A History of Aboriginal and Territorial Indiana and by Jacob Piatt Dunn, George William Harrison Kemper (1919)
"A woman situated like Mrs. McCoy, in her Indian boarding school, with no food but lye hominy in the house for weeks at a time, "degraded her soul" by ..."

5. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1888)
"lye hominy was prepared by first soaking the whole Indian corn in the lye of wood ashes during the preceding night, and then washing and rubbing it in cold ..."

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