Kentucky Bourbon Festival-held from Sept. 13-18
For more info, go to www.kybourbonfestival.com.
West Virginia Roadkill Cook-Off and Autumn Harvest Festival-Sept. 24
Marlinton, W. Va.
Check out www.pccocwv.com/festival.htm
Golden Onion Days-held from Sept. 1-5
Log on to www.paysonutah.org for more details.
Hatch Chile Festival-Sept. 3 and 4
For more info, go to www.hatchchilefest.com.
Spud Day-On Sept. 17
For details, log on to www.ci.shelley.id.gov.
Norsk Hostfest-From Sept. 27-Oct. 1
Check out www.hostfest.com for more info.
Millersport Sweet Corn Festival-Sept. 1-3
For more info, log on at www.sweetcornfest.com.
Spinach Festival-On Sept. 10
Persimmon Festival-held from Sept. 17-24
For more info, go to www.persimmonfestival.org.
American Royal Barbecue-held from Sept. 29-Oct. 2
Kansas City, MO
Go to www.americanroyal.com.
Hard Crab Derby-from Sept. 2-4
Log in at www.crisfieldchamber.com/events for more info.
National Buffalo Wing Festival-held on Sept. 3 and 4
Check out www.buffalowing.com.
Here’s a very tasty Corn On the Cob recipe:
1 scallion, finely chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
1 ½ Tbs olive oil
1 Tbs lemon juice
1 Tbs chopped fresh oregano, or 1 tsp dried
1 tsp each Dijon mustard and chili powder
½ tsp each salt and pepper
8 ears of sweet corn, shucked
Position the broiler rack 7” from heat source and heat broiler.
In a small bowl, combine the first nine ingredients until blended.
Spread herbal mixture over corn.
Wrap in heavy-duty aluminum foil.
Broil for 30 minutes, turning occasionally.
Work time: 5 min.
Total time: 35 min.
Makes 8 servings
Did You Know That…..
Corn is one of the few vegetables that’s high in protein. But to make it a complete protein (equal to beef or fish), pair corn with peas, beans or other grains.
Other Cooking Methods for Corn
Grilling-Cook husked corn on the grill for 7 minutes, or until the ears begin to brown. For more tender results, you can steam corn on the grill; soak ears, with silk removed, in cold water for 10 minutes. Then grill for 10 minutes, or until tender.
Roasting-Heat the oven to 500 degrees F. Roast husked ears in a baking pan for 10 minutes, or until the kernels begin to brown.
To Microwave-Wrap up to 4 husked ears of corn in damp paper towels. Cook in microwave oven on high power for 2 minutes per ear, or until tender.
To Boil-Drop husked ears in a large pot of boiling water. Bring water back to a boil and cook for 5 minutes, or until tender.
To Steam-Place husked corn ears in a single layer in 1” boiling water. Cover. Cook for 5 minutes, or until tender.