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By Terri Hahn

Salute The Kernel


Salute the kernel

This is a perfect time to enjoy delicious Nebraska-grown sweet corn.

It’s not only tasty, but nutritious. Did you know that corn is a great source of fiber, potassium, folate and vitamin A? Not only that, an ear of corn only contains about 80 calories.

What is the best way to cook sweet corn? It can be grilled, roasted, cooked in boiling water on the stovetop or even microwaved.

When eating just buttered corn-on-the-cob, I remove the husks, wrap the ear in waxed paper and microwaved for just a couple of minutes. Don’t do this with more than three or four ears at a ti...

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