Green Corn on the Cob

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La Cuisine Creole

La Cuisine Creole

By Lafcadio Hearn

Published 1885

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Get it as fresh from the field as possible, and if you desire it boiled on the cob you must (when it is well silked) throw it into boiling salted water. Corn requires only fifteen minutes boiling; too long boiling takes out the sweetness from the grain.