Everyday Adventures in Havachon Heaven

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WOW! Our Latest Culinary Discovery: Sweet Red-White Corn!

on August 15, 2011

We discovered this unusual corn at a wonderful little local Italian market – we didn’t even know either one existed (both the corn and the market!) until last weekend! It’s a hybrid variety of sweet white corn and red Indian corn – and it’s delicious!!

Sorry for the bad lighting; the kernels are more white than yellow!

DD and I can only manage half an ear of corn with dinner, and I was glad I had reason to break an ear in half! Take a look at the color pattern difference in these two halves of the same ear:

Two halves of the same ear - very different color patterns!

We were enjoying the corn so much, I didn’t think to take a picture of the cob after a bite was taken until I’d already demolished two rows. While some of the rich redness in the kernels fades during cooking, the cob stays ruby red:

Faded kernels, deep red cob!

The differences between red-white corn and regular corn is that the red-white has slightly crisper kernels and a bit lighter corn flavor. I’d get more of this unusual corn in a second; in fact, I’m getting more tomorrow!  😀

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13 responses to “WOW! Our Latest Culinary Discovery: Sweet Red-White Corn!

  1. 2browndawgs says:

    I have never seen that type of corn, but will be on the lookout for it now!

  2. barb19 says:

    How unusual – never seen corn like this before! Was it tasty?
    It looks very pretty in the pan!

  3. Mumsy, Chancy and Crew says:

    I have never seen that kind of corn. I love sweet corn and this looks good. Hugs nose kisses for Daisy too.

  4. 2browndawgs says:

    Still have not found that corn! Did get some fresh Michigan corn yesterday. YUM!

    PS I left you something on my blog. If you get a chance, check it out. 🙂

  5. SandySays1 says:

    Congratulations! Welcome to the club!
    Sandy
    http://www.sandysays1.wordpress.com

  6. It looks delicious.Does it tasta as good?

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