The average ear of corn has 800 kernels, arranged in 16 rows. There is one piece of silk for each kernel. The United States is one of the leading corn producers inthe world.
How to Select
Choose ears with green husks, fresh silks and tight kernels.
How to Store
Refrigerate corn with husks on and use within 1-2 days
How to Prepare
Boil corn for about 7 - 10 minutes until tender and eat right off the cob! You can also use it fresh, cut off the cob, in many types of salads.
Recipes with this Vegetable
A class favorite, this popular dip is made with common pantry ingredients. A 1/2 serving is only 90 calories!