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  • Great Dinners Start On The Grill

    Dinnertime gets to be a lot more fun as the grilling season gets under way and aromas of sizzling food fill the air. In fact, there’s a good case to make for cooking the whole dinner on the grill. This time of year, supersweet corn from Florida ranks high on ... read more »

  • Fresh Supersweet Corn — a Florida Favorite

    When most parts of the country try to eat locally this time of year, the fresh produce available can be very limited. In Florida, however, locavores have the pleasure of long growing seasons that supply us with great tasting fresh produce throughout the year. Right now, sweet corn is at ... read more »

  • Researchers Vouch For Value Of Corn In Eye Health

    When you reach for those tempting ears of fresh sweet corn in the produce aisle, you’ll be pleased to know that medical researchers approve of your choice. Corn, it turns out, is one of the very best dietary sources of two antioxidant carotenoids--cousins of Vitamin A—called lutein and zeaxanthin. Like ... read more »

  • Fresh Corn, A Sweet Sensation Throughout Latin America

    The next time your family passes a platter of sweet corn on the cob, think about this: You’re eating a food with an amazing history. “The single most important gift of the Americas to the world was maize, or what we now call corn,” points out Maria Baez Kijac, author ... read more »

  • 5 In 10: Five Ways To Cook Fresh Corn Under Ten Minutes

    Supersweet Corn sets new records for cooking speed! Here are five great methods. Skillet-Steam In a skillet, bring 1 inch of water to a boil. Add husked corn in a single layer. When the water returns to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook until hot, about 3 minutes; drain. ... read more »

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