Absolutely a-maize-ing

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We’re sorry if that title is too corny! Maize, which we call corn here in the US, is a leafy stalk with kernels that have seeds inside. Fun fact: while technically a cereal grain, corn is generally harvested before maturity and therefore treated as a vegetable rather than a grain. Sweet corn is a hybridized corn variety that has a higher … Read More

Sweet Recipes for Sweet Corn

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Here are a few ideas to use the frozen sweet corn you’ll find in the Marketplace and subscription bags this week. Field Goods flash-freezes our produce, so there’s no extra moisture to cause problems or diminish flavor. The handy boil-in-the-bag pouch means you can drop the bag in boiling water for 10 minutes, and then empty the bag into a bowl and … Read More

All About Our Frozen Produce

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If you haven’t tried our frozen produce you are in for a big treat! Field Goods’ frozen produce is packaged specially for us by The Farm Bridge based in Kingston, NY. The Farm Bridge uses Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) technology, a flash freezing process that involves tossing prepped veggies on a conveyor belt and passing them through the freezer. Because each … Read More

Corn, How Not to Cook It

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This week, we are delivering super sweet, super fresh corn. Holmquest Farm and Barber’s Farm grow these particular varieties because they are super sweet and frankly taste more like candy corn than the regular stuff. The corn has a short shelf life, which is why you won’t find them in the grocery stores. Eat them as soon as possible. We’d like to suggest … Read More

Grill Your Sweet, Sweet Corn!

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Can you believe it!? Sweet corn is here and ready to get grilled. Here’s where you can really have some easy fun. Make herb butters (seriously, just mash fresh herbs into some butter) and slather that on freshly grilled corn. We also like to make some spicy, smoky chipotle butter, smear that on the corn cobs and stick them on … Read More