Corn

Taste: Corn has a generally sweet taste with buttery notes. There are varieties that are sweeter than others, but all corn has a nice crunch to it.

Nutritional Info:

  • Rich source of vitamins A, B, E and many minerals
  • Its high fiber content ensures that it plays a significant role in the prevention of digestive ailments like constipation and hemorrhoids as well as colon cancer
  • Rich source of antioxidants which fight cancer-causing free radicals and unlike many other foods, cooking actually increases the amount of usable antioxidants in corn

When to Find Corn: We begin to carry corn mid-July.

Best Uses for Corn: Corn can be used for a variety of things. Most people boil corn and serve with butter and salt, but it's also amazing when grilled!

How to Store Corn: Let your corn sit in the refrigerator uncovered (with the husks still on). If left on the counter, the sugars in the corn can turn starchy. Corn also freezes well. If you'd like to freeze just the kernels, blanch the cob in boiling water for a few minutes, shave off the kernels, and freeze!

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