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About: Corn has been the most popular field crops in America since its introduction to the country around 1700. It is a huge food staple around the world and is produced on every continent except Antarctica. What do you get when a corn cob is run over by a truck? Creamed corn! Creamed corn is delicious and mentioned in the recipe link below. Take a look.
Nutrition Facts:

Corn is a low cholesterol, low sodium vegetable. It is a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Folate, Magnesium and Phosphorus.


Store corn with the husk still on uncovered in the fridge. Keep unhusked corn wrapped in foil or plastic wrap in the fridge for up to two days of freshness.


To remove silk off an ear of corn easily, simply rub with a wet paper towel.

Quick Fix:

For a classic taste of corn of the cob, roast corn over a gas or grill flame for about 5 minutes, turning it continuously so that it browns and roasts evenly. Once cooked, take it off the flame and rub on a mixture of lime juice, butter, salt and pepper.