Dried Hominy Recipe

This old farm magazine Dried Hominy Recipe gives you two methods to dry harvested corn on the homestead.

| March/April 1978

  • Learn how to preserve corn using this Dried Hominy Recipe.
    Learn how to preserve corn using this Dried Hominy Recipe.
    Photo by Fotolia/raptorcaptor

  • Learn how to preserve corn using this Dried Hominy Recipe.

This old farm magazine Dried Hominy Recipe helps keep your crop ready to use all year long.

Reprinted from The Country Gentleman, copyright 1915, The Curtis Publishing Company.

Dried Hominy Recipe

Put four quarts of shelled corn in a large kettle; fill with water and set on the back of the stove, where it will cook but not burn; add three tablespoonfuls of baking soda and cook the corn for six hours. After cooking keep in a large crock. The corn may be winnowed and dried.

There is also another method: Take one gallon of good wood ashes and three gallons of water; put the ashes in a sack and boil until the lye is strong; then take out the ashes and drain off the lye. Wash the kettle and put the lye back; put in the corn and boil until the lye takes off all the outside husks of the corn. Drain and dry.

Read more about farming advice: The Old Time Farm Magazine: Pastured Poultry, Jersey Cows and Starting a Quince Orchard.

Mother Earth News Fair Schedule 2019


Next: April, 27-28 2019
Asheville, NC

Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some!


Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 64% Off the Cover Price

Money-Saving Tips in Every Issue!

Mother Earth NewsAt MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. You'll find tips for slashing heating bills, growing fresh, natural produce at home, and more. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.95 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.95 for 6 issues.

Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
International Subscribers - Click Here
Canadian subscriptions: 1 year (includes postage & GST).

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter flipboard

Free Product Information Classifieds Newsletters