Preparation info

  • Makes

    3 quarts

    • Difficulty


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The Cheese Biscuit Queen Tells All: Recipes, Remembrances, and a Little Riotous Behavior

The Cheese Biscuit Queen Tells All

By Mary Martha Greene

Published 2021

  • About

Dempsey Farms has been located on St. Helena Island for the past sixty years; today, a fourth generation of family members works the farm. Their season begins with strawberries in the spring; okra, tomatoes, squash, and peppers in the summer; and pumpkins in the fall. But to me, the best crop of all is their corn—white “Milky Way,” or bicolored, it doesn’t matter one bit. It’s all wonderful.

Putting up (as we always referred to it) summer corn has been a tradition in my family for a