Real Life, Good Food



Cobs of corn are encased by a green husk, while the edible kernels are yellow, white, or a combination of the two.


Health Benefits

  • High in fiber, which aids your digestive system
  • Contains valuable B vitamins, which are important for overall health
  • Provides essential minerals, such as zinc, magnesium, copper, iron, and manganese


  • Remove the outer layer of the corn (husk) and the fine strands (silk) from each ear of corn.
  • Rinse the ear (cob) under water before cooking.  

Easy Ideas

  • Fresh sweet corn can be roasted, boiled, broiled, steamed, or microwaved.
  • Add to stews, casseroles, and salads.
  • Add to fresh salsa.
  • Add to corn bread.


  • Corn is best eaten the same day it's purchased or picked up. If that isn't possible, store unhusked ears of corn loose in the refrigerator – don't bunch them together in a plastic bag. 
  • For best flavor, use corn within two days. 
  • Keep husked corn refrigerated, in plastic bags, and use within two days.

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