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  • Nothing starts the Halloween season off like candy corn pop-up pops!
    Nothing starts the Halloween season off like a creamy candy corn push-up pop!
    If you are looking for your children to take part in getting the Halloween festivities together then look no further because there are definitely some pretty simple Halloween treats that even your kids can make. Trust me, your tiny goblins will...
  • Easy to cook, four-step recipe for Roasted Corn Soup
    Easy to cook, four-step recipe for Roasted Corn Soup
    There are few foods that scream the season like corn does.Right now, ears of corn are piled sky-high on the greenmarket tables, each one seeming to say, “Pick me, pick me” as the shoppers audaciously peel back their silky tassels to...
  • Corn on the cob for chickens
    Preserving corn to use as treats for your chickens in winter
    One thing people trying to live a self-sustained lifestyle try to do is recycle and reuse whenever possible. This time of year, the harvest is plentiful and fresh produce is plentiful. Whether you grow it yourself, get it from a neighbor or buy it...
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    Fall menu planning: Using corn for breakfast lunch and dinner
    Corn is one of the foods associated with fall. We use the stalks and colored ears of corn to decorate our homes and we enjoy the taste of corn long after summer has cooled and the leaves have cdrifted from the trees. Getting creative with corn...
  • Easy freezing corn
    Easy freezing corn
    It's August, and farmer's markets and roadside stands are full of fresh sweet corn. It's delicious, of course, but it also can be very expensive if you want enough to put some away in the freezer. Fortunately there's a simple...
  • Robin Williams Free Mini Film Festival
    Weekend Freebies: Robin Williams Festival, Family Day at the Mexican Museum
    Robin Williams Free Mini Film Festival: Celebrate and remember the comic genius of Bay Area legend Robin Williams with Funcheap at a FREE two-day mini film festival of nearly 13 hours of some of his classic rolls.End the evening with his final HBO...
  • Polenta that is organic is a vesatile base for healthy ingredients
    Spicy polenta with toppings
    Farm to market type stores carry polenta in a plastic wrap as a roll which makes it incredibly easy to slice, cook, and top with delicious sauces and healthy veggies. This cornmeal delight is surprisingly low in carbohydrates and high in vitamins...
  • Senator Ted Cruz
    Ted Cruz's opposition to the ethanol mandate may prove troublesome in Iowa
    The Hill Newspaper noted on Wednesday that Iowa, the first in the nation caucus state, contains a problem for Sen. Ted Cruz, the junior senator from Texas and a possible presidential candidate. Federal law mandates that gasoline sold in the United...
  • Main dish from the corn field
    Main dish from the corn field
    Those who plant garden and farm during these summer months often grow fresh corn. It's a vegetable many associate with the summer. Boiled, roasted or grilled, corn has many fans everywhere and there's not many people who dislike it....
  • Grilled Herb Buttered Corn
    A corny summertime favorite!
    It's that time of year when fields of corn are in bloom and farmer's can't get them sold fast enough. Nothing says summertime like corn on the cob.Corn is a refreshing, filling, and above all delicious starchy vegetable that is adored...
  • Roasted corn, a summertime favorite!
    Corn Festivals are “popping” up
    Things are about to get “corny” around here as more and more corn festivals are “popping” up in the surrounding community during the coming weeks. So, if you’re looking for a wholesome, good family-friendly corn roast...
  • Enjoy corn fritters on National Corn Fritters Day
    Enjoy corn fritters on National Corn Fritters Day
    If you love corn fritters, then you have a good reason to eat some because July 16 isNational Corn Fritters Day. If you have never tried them, then this is a good time to do so.Fritter is a name applied to a wide variety of fried foods, usually...
  • Grilled corn salad
    Simple summer recipe: Grilled corn salad
    Grilled corn on the cob is always a favorite summer side. Mix it up at your next barbecue by putting a twist on this summer staple. This recipe takes your standard grilled corn on the cob and makes it into an easy, yet flavorful, salad or dip. The...
  • Corn, Radish, and Celery Salad makes a nice, light, summer side dish
    Corn, Radish, and Celery Salad makes a nice, light, summer side dish
    Salads were made for summer dining. They’re light, flavorful and healthy as well. Just about any vegetable, either raw or cooked, can be tossed with any other vegetable and instantly, you've got a salad.Here’s a recipe that mixes...
  • Black bean and corn salad
    Black bean and corn salad recipe
    I have a friend who has a trainer and is trying to lose fat and tone up. His trainers has told him he needs to eat around 200 grams of protein a day (whoa!). He asked if I could help with cooking his meals for him each week. I agreed to take the...