sweet corn

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sweet corn

a variety of maize, Zea mays saccharata, whose kernels are rich in sugar and eaten as a vegetable when young
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A HORRIFIED young mum found a dead maggot in a corn-on-the-cob she had cooked for her 20-month-old son.
Alongside this development, the company has refurbished a separate building for the packing of frozen corn-on-the-cob.
For fresh corn-on-the-cob, check the kernels for milky sap as sweetness and flavour disappear once the kernels go dry.
Hungry dog Rosa swallowed a corn-on-the-cob core she found in the street ( and needed surgery to save her life.
Complimentary sides here include superior baked beans, respectable corn-on-the-cob, acceptable green beans, an average baked potato and well-crafted fries plus untried yams.
Mott compares his product to corn-on-the-cob holders.