Cooktop Cove: How to make hominy casserole with bacon and cheese
It really doesn't get more American than hominy, and the recipe below is one of our all-time favorite ways to serve it. It's got bacon, cheese, and jalapeno to make it incredibly flavorful, and diced red bell pepper adds a beautiful spot of color.
Hominy, which you can find in the international foods aisle in most supermarkets, is a product made from dried field corn treated in a dilute solution of lye. The result is a softer corn that's puffy, chewy, and has a unique flavor that pairs really well with cheese in this casserole. If you want the casserole to have a bit of a spicier flavor, leave in the jalapeño seeds and membranes; otherwise, remove them to retain just the slightly floral aroma of the chile.
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