Whether or not you’ve had elote, grilled Mexican street corn, you may want to try this Italianized version. Instead of the Mexican toppings—there are numerous options* but a popular combination is Tajin seasoning chili powder and lime juice in Mexico, In the following recipe, the Mexican seasonings are replaced by basil pesto and

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[1] Glass gem corn (photos #1 and #2 © Jan and Peggy | Creative Commons). [2] Close-up on the husks. [3] Close-up on the jewel-like kernels (photos #1 and #2 © Gnotalex | Creative Commons).   The harvesting and drying of certain corn varieties is a harbinger of the fall season: When you start seeing […]

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[1] A delicious oven-baked omelet, for brunch, lunch or dinner (photo courtesy Fruit & Veggies More Matters). [2] An heirloom variety, tiger zucchini. It tastes like supermarket zucchini, but is nicer to look at—especially raw, in crudités or salads. You can get the seeds from Burpee.   Serve this omelet for brunch, lunch or dinner […]

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[1] Candy Corn Pudding (photo courtesy Good Housekeeping). [2] Candy corn (photo by Liz West | Wikipedia).   It doesn’t look like candy corn, but it tastes like it. If you have glass dessert dishes, this dessert or snack is food fun for the harvest season. It doesn’t taste like candy corn, but looks like […]

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[1] After you enjoy the corn, make stock from the cobs (photo courtesy I Love Corn). [2] It’s easy to turn corn cobs into corn stock (photo courtesy Local Kitchen Blog).   Who knew: You can make stock out of your corn cobs instead of immediately throwing them away. When simmered in a pot of […]

Diets To Lose Weight