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Street Corn Variation

Street Corn Variation

Bored with fresh corn on the cob? Not me. But variety is the spice of life, and that applies to corn, too. One traditional way to spice up fresh corn is Mexican Street Corn. I like to create vegetarian menus that include different protein sources. 

Corn: from garden to table

Corn: from garden to table

This year I tried growing corn. The plan was to mimic a traditional Native American technique of companion planting: corn + beans + squash. Beans are nitrogen-fixing plants and corn needs nitrogen, so it’s a good combination. We intermingled the corn and pole (climbing) beans