What is Corn?

Corn refers to any of the cereal grains such as oats, wheat, barley, and maize. For the purposes of this article corn is taken to mean maize. It can be served fresh as a vegetable, or used as a grain. Fresh corn quickly turns starchy after it is picked; ideally it should be eaten the day it is picked. Because of this, frozen corn is often the...

Corn Shopping Tips

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Corn Cooking How-Tos

Vegetable should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.

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