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Generally, sweet corn production has been directed to specific markets. The demand has tended to be for sweet corn in the form of canned or frozen kernels; fresh corn-on-the-cob; or processed crunches and nuts. Sweet corn could be used in the production of corn oil. For its oil content is high. However, the sugar content is also high. So ground sweet corn has tended to be a slurry sticky business when venturing outside the specific markets mentioned above.
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How many calories does sweet corn have?

One cup of canned, and drained, sweet corn has 132 calories. Clickon the page links given above for all the calories counts of sweetcorn in its various forms.

How long do you cook sweet corn?

We cook it about 4 - 5 minutes in already boiling water, with the corn being added straight to the pot but remember to put butter on it. Or, you could eat it uncooked.

What state is the top corn producer in the US?

Iowa has produced the largest corn crop of any state for each of the past 14 years. In an average year, Iowa produces more corn than most whole countries. For example, Iowa grows three times as much corn as a country like Argentina. Sources: http://www.iowacorn.org/cms/en/CornEducation/FAQ/Faq.as (MORE)

How does kettle corn get sweet?

If you heat sugar and water, it becomes caramel. When making kettle corn, you must mix salt, sugar, and water and heat it in a pan, tossing it with the kernels. This coats the kernels in the mixture.

Who invented sweet corn cake?

There is no specific person credited with the invention of sweetcorn cake. Instead, this recipe was discovered. It is known to havebeen discovered by the Mexican culture.

How is corn oil produced?

Corn oil is extracted from the germ of the corn kernel. The most common method is the use of a solvent to do it. The solvent can then be recovered and reused. The oil comprises a bit under 3% of the "stuff" in corn, and it takes manufacturing "muscle" to get out as much as possible and do it cost ef (MORE)

Is sweet corn perennial or annual?

Sweet corn and all corn that we use commercially is annual, and must be replanted every year. There are varieties that have been crossed with Zea Teosinte (a wild relative of corn/maize native to Mexico) that are perennial. . However, these crosses do not produce near as much as annual corn by nat (MORE)

Sweet corn how do you cook it?

\nSweet corn (I'm assuming it is on the cob) can be grilled, roasted, boiled or steamed. I don't recommend boiling because the vitamins and some of the taste gets lost in the water.

Where did sweet corn originate?

Sweet corn occurs as a spontaneous mutation in field corn it was grown by several Native American tribes. The Iroquois tribe gave the first recorded sweet corn to the European settlers..

When does corn produce ears of corn?

Typically around July, the tassel on top of the corn plant fertilizes the silks (those stringy things when you husk sweet corn) on the ear of corn. After the pollen gets on the end of the silk, it travels down into the ear where it pollinates the kernel. Each kernel has its own silk. After fertiliza (MORE)

How can I Ship sweet corn?

Ship in a Styrofoam and boxed container with ice packs, and ship: A) Overnight UPS Red, or if you don't want to spend 10x what thecorn is worth, B) ship regular UPS Ground on Monday morning for a 2-3 day arrivalthat does not leave it sitting over the weekend.

What is the Sweet corn test?

It is a test of the efficency or speed of your digestive system. It is the time it takes for sweet corn to pass through the body. it is an easy test because the sweet corn remains virtually intact as it exists the body and as such is eaily recognisable.

How CAN I cook sweet corn?

Fresh sweet corn is a sign of summer, whether it's from the grocery store, farmer's market, or a roadside stand. A true summer barbecue just doesn't seem right without it.. There are many different dishes that use in-season sweet corn, but the best way to savor its flavor is freshly cooked right (MORE)

What US state produces corn?

All states except Alaska, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont produce corn. Iowa is the largest producer of corn in the U.S. Florida is the largest producer of sweet corn in the U.S. The Matanuska Valley in Alaska produces corn . Impro (MORE)

Can you use corn oil for pastry?

you can use corn oil for your pastries but they will turn out tasting bitter.. you can use corn oil for your pastries but they will turn out tasting bitter.

How much corn does the US produce in a year?

Each year the amount of corn produced is different due to various factors. In 2008, the US produced 307386.00 (1000 MT) of corn. Source: http://www.pecad.fas.usda.gov/cropexplorer/cropview/CommodityView.cfm

Main US states that produces corn?

The "Corn Belt" region in the United States is where the majority of the nation's corn is produced. It roughly covers western Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, eastern Nebraska, and eastern Kansas, in which corn (maize) and soybeans are the dominant crops. Iowa is the largest producer of corn in (MORE)

How do you clean sweet corn?

To clean sweet corn you simply peal back the outside shuck and remove all of the silks. Once your corn is clean you can boil it to eat fresh or freeze. . If you are freezing your corn you will want to get a corn cutter. It is a neat tool which you slide a boiled ear of sweet corn down and it cuts o (MORE)

Can corn oil be used to make biodiesel?

You can try using corn oil for biodiesel. Corn oil is used for cooking and used cooking oil is used for diesel fuel. Actually, the process of cooking with oil performs the same process on the corn oil as crackling does in an oil refinery. Thus, it would be possible to take corn oil and mix it with (MORE)

Can you microwave sweet corn?

Yes. Sweet corn is an AMAZINGLY simple treat. Just husk and silk, then throw it in the microwave in a damp paper towel for about 1-1/2 minutes per ear. Let it cool a bit while you fetch the butter. BeauEvil

Where did sweet corn come from?

Labs, The ears of a corn plant were originally very small, and not edible to man kind. Once humansbecame more developed as a country we began to identify all of the main chaataristics (of genetics) in corn, and began to mutate their forms to both become larger, edible, and in the latter years, sweet (MORE)

How is corn used to produce ethanol?

Corn (maize) is harvested from the field with a combine harvester, then trucked to the ethanol-manufacturing facility. There it might be stored for a while till needed, but then moves into the facility where it's ground (either wet or dry depending on the facility). It then moves, along with some wa (MORE)

Is all sweet corn hybrid?

No, sweet corn varieties were first grown by Native Americans. Now a days most of these varieties have been lost and hybrid varieties are the most common. You can still find older varieties at places like Seed Savers and Johnny's Selected Seeds. Country Gentleman and Stowell's Evergreen are two (MORE)

Can corn oil be used for diesel fuel?

Straight corn oil cannot be used directly as a fuel in any engines. It must first be refined in a similar way to the crude oil which comes from underground oil wells. One way is to use the corn oil as the raw material for the production of a fuel suitable for internal combustion engines: first fe (MORE)

What is sweet powdered corn syrup?

Corn syrup tastes similar to honey, and in many cases is used assubstitute. Powdered corn syrup is a corn syrup that comes inpowder and is sweet.

What is the sweetest sweet corn?

any corn can be made to be sweet. you boil water and the corn to make fuctose glutose and you have sweet corn Answer Sweet corn normally is sweet because of two genes, the su 1 (sugary) gene and the sh 2 (shrunken-2) gene. If the su 1 is recessive, you have normal sweet corn such as the hybrid (MORE)

How do you peel sweet corn?

To remove the husk, or outer covering, from an ear of sweet corn, grasp the silks at the tops between thumb and forefinger of both hands, then quickly pull apart in opposite directions. The husk will rip and pull away from the ear, though one side usually stays kind of stuck to it. Just continue the (MORE)

Do eating sweet corn make us fat?

No, not necessarily. It depends - if you eat tons and tons of it, and eat it over your calories burned, then yes. It will make you gain weight. But eating it in moderation and combining it with your calories won't make you fat or anything.

Do eating boiled sweet corn make us fat?

What makes you fat is eating too many calories - wherever they come from. Sweet corn isn't any better or worse from that perspective. If it fits in your calorie allowance you can have it.

Can the tassel on top of the sweet corn stalk be used to tell if the corn is ripe?

Not very effectively. The tassel begins its drydown almost as soon as it has completed pollen shed, and just slowly dries down as the plant finishes maturing. The best way is still "hands-on"; that is, looking for dark brown, dried up silks at the top of the ear husk, and gently squeezing the ear to (MORE)

Can you use corn oil instead of corn syrup?

No, they have almost nothing in common. You can use many different vegetable oils instead of corn oil, sunflower oil for example. If you don't have light corn syrup, substitute 1 cup granulated sugar and 1/4 cup water. If a recipe calls for dark corn syrup, use 1 cup packed brown sugar and 1/4 cup w (MORE)

Do skunks eat sweet corn?

Some 30 ears of corn were devoured two nights ago. I set out a trap thinking it must be raccoons (and it might have been) but I captured a skunk in my trap. There is, I know, a whole family of skunks that live next door. I am betting that skunks do eat corn.

How much GMO corn is produced in the US?

The estimate I got several years ago is at least 80% of the corn grown in my area is GMO. That percentage is higher for the entire nation and is for field corn. Sweet corn has been approved by the USDA, but how much will be planted is not yet known.

Why eat sweet corn?

Sweet corn is very nutritious. Sweet corn is high in carbohydratesand contains a range of nutrients, especially B group vitamins. Itis a source of vitamin C, niacin, thiamine, folate and dietaryfibre plus contains a dietary significant amount of potassium.Sweet corn is more calorie-dense than some v (MORE)