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Swiss Cheese
Swiss Cheese is a North American generic imitation of Emmenthal, just as Jarlsberg is a Norwegian version of Emmenthal. In the UK, and in Europe, "Swiss Cheese" has no meaning as a specific cheese. It would be like saying "1 pound of French cheese" -- people would ask you which French cheese? Real Swiss cheeses are named after the region of Switzerland they come from, such as Appenzeller, Emmenthal, Gruyère and Vacherin.

In any event, Swiss Cheese as a specific cheese does exist in North America. It's a hard, ivory-coloured cheese made from pasteurized cow's milk. It has a mildly nutty flavour.

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Corn on the cob
Corn is a member of the grass family. It is a food that we sometimes use as a grain, and sometimes as a vegetable.

Corn that has blue, brown, orange, purple or red kernels is treated as a grain.
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