Category: Corn

Rustic Meal: Sausages, Veggies and Polenta

Rustic MealI’m not going to tell you how to make this entire meal, nor the nutritional data for everything. The sausage nutrition will change with every choice, and your choices will change from region to region, from city to city.

Posted in Cheese, Chile, Corn, Easy, Jalapeno, Polenta, Side DIsh

Update on Oatmeal Muffins

A few weeks ago, I posted a recipe for Oatmeal Muffins that my wife made. I want to tell you about a few modifications that we tried which were successful. (See the earlier blog post for the specific baking instructions.)

Posted in Corn, Cranberries, Muffin, Oatmeal, Pumpkin

Cornbread (and Homemade BBQ Sauce)

Cornbread and Homemade BBQ Sauce (served with grilled chicken thighs and grilled carrots)Make sure you read to the bottom and answer the simple question. CornbreadServe 9 1 cup whole kernel corn (either canned, frozen–but thawed before using–or fresh cooked on the

Posted in BBQ, Bread, Corn, Sauce, Side DIsh

Grilled Romaine Salad with Tomatoes and Grilled Corn

Grilled Romaine Salad with Tomatoes and Grilled CornServes 2 1 heart of romaine, halved2 ears of corn (or 1 cup frozen corn kernels)10-12 grape tomatoes, halved2 green onions (scallions) chopped, whites and greens1/4 cup your preferred vinaigrette (I used the

Posted in Corn, Side DIsh, Vegetables, Vinaigrette

Mexican Corn

Mexican Corn (healthier version) Serves 4 (approximately 1 cup portions) 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved (about 30 tomatoes)2 cups frozen whole kernel corn, thawed1/2 cup onion, diced1 jalapeno, minced1 tablespoon olive oilCumin and black pepper, to taste1/2 ripe avocado, diced

Posted in Avocado, Corn, Onion, Side DIsh

Green Salsa Chicken and Cumin Corn

Green Salsa Chicken 4 boneless-skinless chicken breasts, 5 ounce each (approx.) 8 tomatillos, husks removed ½ cup onion, sliced 1 cup diced bell peppers, any or all colors 4 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped Herb blend (ideally a southwestern spice blend)

Posted in Chicken, Cookbook, Corn, Salsa, Side DIsh

Herb-Crusted Chicken Thighs with Mexican Corn

This recipe could be made using boneless/skinless chicken breasts, but thighs stand up to the heat of frying much better, have more flavor and are juicier.  They have a bit more fat, but I think it is worth it. Herb-Crusted

Posted in Avocado, Chicken, Corn, Feta, Tomato

Salmon Patties with Basil Mayo and Mexican Chop Salad

Speaking of hungry, this was last night’s meal. Two pan-fried salmon patties, with a bit of basil mayo and a Mexican chop salad. With the homemade vinaigrette, the entire meal was 626 calories. I don’t know how much the meal

Posted in Avocado, Basil, Beans, Corn, Peppers, Salad, Salmon