Friday, November 21, 2014

Fact of the Day: Sweet Corn

The variety of maize known as sweet corn was cultivated first by the Native American tribe known as the Iroquois. They gave European settlers their first sweet corn as late as 1779. 

21 comments:

  1. My kiddos are obsessed with corn!

    PS I'm secretly hoping Jamie ends up with Brienne. Jamie should be with someone nice!

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  2. we got so many veggies and plants from American continents that sometime I wonder how did people live before the middle ages eating just cabbage and porridge and turnip

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  3. I'm probably one of the few people who don't like corn. Go figure.

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  4. I love sweet corn in salads!! thanks to the American Indian for this vegetable. Kisses:)

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  5. Smothered in butter and salt... YUM.

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  6. Is there a such thing as non-sweet corn?

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