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Country Living Grain Mill with Corn Auger

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charbono

Country Living Grain Mill with Corn Auger

Has anyone used this mill to grind nixtamalized corn (hominy)?  How well does it work?

 

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symplelife4me

I don't even know what that is! :)  I have used mine to mill both field corn and popcorn and it works great for that. I've also done dry beans and it makes a great bean flour.

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charbono

Symple -- Nixtamal (aka hominy or posole) is whole corn steeped in lime or some other alkaline solution. It can be used whole in pozole (soup) or ground into masa.

Alan -- I should have specified wet, fresh, or moderately dried hominy. Thanks for your input. I’m wondering if it takes a large throat, a certain auger, or something else to mill wet hominy.

cb