11 Ways to Eat Corn Off the Cob

[ad_1] How much do kids love corn? Let me put it this way: I can add corn to basically ANYTHING and get a cheer from my four rascals when dinner hits the table. And let’s not limit this to corn on the cob, because that’s always a slam dunk. Nope, even when it’s off the cob, this sweet, crunchy veg is a hit with my brood. Here are my go-to picks. The Salads Ina Garten’s Corn Salad (pictured above) A handful of ingredients transforms a few simple ears of corn…

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How to Use Up All Your Height-of-Summer Produce

[ad_1] The garden is exploding, your CSA is at its peak, and you can’t seem to help yourself from stopping at the local farmers market. It’s the best time of year to be a local food junkie! Here are some tips and recipes to help use up your seasonal bounty. Cucumber Low-calorie cukes are easy to munch and have an irresistibly fresh aroma. They also have a high water content, which means they will help keep you hydrated.   Recipes to try: Cubed Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad (pictured above) Cucumber…

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One Mom’s Plan to Let Her Kids Pack Their Own School Lunches This Year

[ad_1] They’re back at it! Our year-round school started three weeks ago, and this year I’m trying something new for lunch. It’s called: Three Small Kids Pack Their Own Lunches. Here’s how it works: On the weekends I prep two platters, one full of fruit and the other with veggies. These are the only lunch “side dishes” for the whole week. Then I narrow in on two “main” ingredients for the week. Think peanut butter, tortillas, roasted chicken breast and so on. Each day I whip up a main dish…

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