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What We’re Grateful For This Christmas

A year-end update, plus holiday wishes to all!

The holiday season is a very special time of year for the My Dad’s Sweet Corn family. As each year draws to a close, we always have so much to be thankful for—but 2017 was one for the books! This December, here are all the reasons we’re especially grateful […]

By | December 19th, 2017|Categories: My Dad's Sweet Corn|Comments Off on What We’re Grateful For This Christmas

Our Favorite Sweet Corn Recipes for Thanksgiving

It’s November! Sweet corn season may be over, but that doesn’t mean it’s off our dinner plates. We took time this summer to freeze some of our crop to ensure we would have tasty sweet corn for our favorite holiday side dishes—and for those chilly nights to come. As you get ready for Thanksgiving, here are a few […]

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: Sweet Corn Recipes|Comments Off on Our Favorite Sweet Corn Recipes for Thanksgiving

That Time of Year

It’s getting close to THAT time of year…the true validation that summertime has arrived… Yes, we are talking sweet corn season!  And My Dad’s Sweet Corn has you covered.

It hasn’t been easy, in fact it’s been nearly the TOUGHEST spring to date.  But here’s the deal, Dad is TOUGH too, and he’s doing everything in his power to […]

By | June 9th, 2017|Categories: Sweet Corn News|Comments Off on That Time of Year

Science of Harvesting Sweet Corn

This article was published originally on 7/1/1992
by Richard Jauron, Department of Horticulture

Harvesting sweet corn at the right stage of maturity is essential to ensure high quality produce. Sweet corn should be harvested at the milk stage. At this stage the silks are brown and dry at the ear tip. When punctured with a thumbnail, the soft tender […]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Sweet Corn News|0 Comments

Is it a Myth that Sweet Corn is Bad for You?

Sweet corn is one of summer’s simplest, purest pleasures. A fresh-picked ear, grilled to caramelized perfection and lightly buttered, offers incredible, complex sweetness, an intoxicating texture and plenty of nutrition benefits to boot.

But many people have convinced themselves that sweet corn is bad. That’s a shame. It’s easy to take a few real nuggets of fact and use […]

By | May 10th, 2016|Categories: Sweet Corn News|0 Comments