I’m fascinated with growing unique and unusual things in my garden. I love it even more if they happen to be beautiful. The first time I saw a picture of Glass gem Corn, I knew it had to go in my garden asap. The picture intrigued me so much that I immediately began to research […]
Growing corn is practically an American tradition. Corn has been grown in our country for thousands of years. And for good reason. Corn is very nutritious containing many vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. You can eat it fresh, cook it, preserve it, and grind it into flour. If you’ve never tried an ear of homegrown […]
With my glut of corn all shucked, blanched, and cut from the cob, I quickly looked up a canning recipe to see that times. I don’t know why this hadn’t occured to me all day, but once I looked it up, I remembered that corn needs to be pressure canned. Oh, yeah… Well, shoot, I […]
Growing corn can be an iffy thing in Alaska. Too often, the summers just don’t get warm enough. But this year we have hope. Last summer reached well into the 80’s (unusual for here!) and there’s a chance this summer will be warm too. So in hope, we’ve planted a short season sweet corn. To […]
Corn is another thing that many people typically freeze to preserve. It seems to stay a bit sweeter for some and it really doesn’t take anything to do. However, again, I have zero freezer space. Nada. Zilch. Zip. So, we can our sweet corn. I personally don’t notice any loss of flavor and the texture
Grilled corn on the cob is a great way to prepare corn outside on the grill when you’re having a barbecue. Here’s how we make grilled corn on the cob that turns out juicy and delicious!