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Corn Bread or Muffins-I

By Cat, Jan 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The most important consideration when making cornbread, is the source of the cornmeal. Since most commercial feed corn – the kind of corn used to make cornmeal and corn starch – is GMO, … Continue reading

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Lime Water and Nixtamalization of Corn

By Cat, Nov 2014 (Photo, right, from Amazon) Lime water has been used for centuries for soaking corn kernels or corn flour to make hominy or masa harina (or just masa), respectively, in a process known as nixtamalization (from the Aztec) (2). Lime water … Continue reading

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