Pozole

Pozole is a hearty stew of hominy (its name is actually the Nuhuatl word for hominy), meat (usually pork), and garlic. The chili peppers and spices impart a rounded richness to the dish, and every bite is a fresh exploration of flavor and texture thanks to the many additional tabletop garnishes.

Crispy Scrapple with Sage

An economical but hearty dish, scrapple is satisfyingly crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside, very much like the texture of a hash brown, if hash browns were made with meat.

On Fry Bread: Native American Comfort Food or Foe?

Considered a comfort food within the Native American community, fry bread took colonial ingredients and made them into a distinctly Native American dish with a complicated reputation; today, some disavow it as the food of oppression, while others recognize its place in their history and want to reclaim it as a symbol of indigenous ingenuity and endurance.