This is an easy, yummy side dish: ends up sort of like cheezy scrambled egg with corn in it.
This salad looks dramatic, tastes amazing, and is an ideal make-ahead recipe. The combination of the beans and corn also provides a complete protein.
Corn on the cob © Denzil Green 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. Sweetcorn This is the type of corn that we…
A very tasty, inexpensive quiche.
This is one of those free-flowing recipes; for your convenience, a few arbitrary measurements are attached, but really it’s up to how much you want to make and your tastes.
This is a perfect summer salad: very colourful, refreshing, and easy to throw together. It’s great as a side to barbequed meats, a cheese and bread dinner, etc.
Lovely with bacon. Try these for a summer breakfast, or for an American southwestern themed lunch or light supper with a side salad.
Ever feel like soup, and you have no broth or broth cubes to hand? Here is a quick and easy recipe that is perfect for those cold rainy days.
Corn Kernels © Denzil Green The old spelling of corn was Korn, from the Germanic; Kernel is a diminutive form, to mean a small grain. Niblets is a trademarked name that Green Giant uses to describe the fresh corn kernels it sells in North America and in the UK. Many North Americans use it colloquially…
The flavours of the roasted corn are fantastic.
Serve as breakfast wraps. Good for on the go, or if served on a plate, serve with something tomato-y such as a salsa, sliced tomatoes, ketchup or a chili sauce.
Corn Shoots are kernels of corn allowed to start growing, up to a few inches tall. Essentially, they are corn sprouts allowed to grow a bit longer — about three weeks. They have yellowish-green leaves with bluish edges, and are somewhat yellow at the heart, when grown in light. When grown in the dark, they…
Corn Sprouts are sprouts grown from corn kernels. Different types of corn kernels can be used, as they will all sprout. The kernels, though, and particularly Sweet Corn kernels, can be very expensive to buy. If you are growing your own Corn Sprouts, make sure you are using corn seed that hasn’t been treated with…
These are very tasty fritters.
Creamed Corn © Denzil Green Creamed Corn is something you love or you hate. Canned varieties don’t have any cream in them — about half the fresh corn kernels are “creamed” or puréed, and the other half are left whole. Recipes to make your own will have you put the corn kernels in an actual…
Tinned cream corn suits most people just fine, but every once in a while it’s nice to make it from scratch. It’s an easy side dish, and easily presentable to guests when you have made it yourself.
If your eyes popped at the thought of this, imagine your friends. This dish is served at some bbq places and state fairs in the American south.
The chemical lime in the form of Calcium Hydroxide (aka Edible Lime, Hydrated Lime, CaH2O2) is used in some food processing, and has been for millennia.Lime (in the form of Calcium Hydroxide) is used in South America in processing corn. Corn is soaked in water to which Calcium Hydroxide has been added. The corn swells,…
This Mexican-Style roasted corn bursts with contrasting roasted and fresh flavours. It’s slathered with sour cream, sprinkled with cheese and drizzled with fresh lime juice.
Pickling lime is calcium hydroxide. It’s also called “food-grade lime”, because in making the calcium hydroxide the processors make sure that the process remains pure and doesn’t introduce anything untoward (e.g. it’s not done in rusty old bins.) Pickling lime helps to improve the firmness of pickles by introducing calcium that reinforces the pectin in…
You make this recipe on a barbeque.
While these are kinda more Tex-Mex than Mexican, we’re listing them as Mexican as they are great with Mexican food. This is a great chance to use some buttermilk in a recipe, as it calls for enough to make it worth buying.
A really great, tasty side dish when you just can’t face potato, rice or pasta again.
A full-flavoured pasta dish that can be served warm, or chilled as a pasta salad.