Dried Sweet Corn

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Better Than Store-Bought: Authoritative recipes that most people never knew they could make at home

By Helen Witty and Elizabeth Schneider

Published 1979

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This is an old-fashioned treat that is enjoying new appreciation from a generation to which it is a novelty. It is presently being bought at a brisk rate by mail order from country stores, but it’s simple and satisfying to prepare your own supply if you live in sweet-corn country. Don’t under any circumstances bother with “store-bought” fresh corn—it must be fresh picked and sweet enough to be served as corn on the cob if your dried corn is to be good.

An average ear of corn will yi