Choosing an Ear of Corn Without Peeking

Choosing an Ear of Corn Without Peeking

Summertime in Maine means lakeside play, ice cream stand visits, and fresh seafood. It also means sweet corn! At Sandy River Farms in Farmington, Maine I picked up my first of the season, dozen ears of corn this week. They won’t sell anything that isn’t...
August is the Season of Summer Fresh Sweet Corn

August is the Season of Summer Fresh Sweet Corn

There are a few foods that mark the peak of a Maine summer like sweet corn. Yesterday, besides beet greens, cucumbers, and string beans, I picked up a “baker’s dozen” ears of corn at Whitewater Farm in New Sharon, Maine. Once you find the food you love, it’s like the...