Summer’s Sweet Corn

August 22, 2009

Sweet corn for sale at the Pike Place Market

Sweet corn for sale at the Pike Place Market

What is summer without sweet corn on the cob?

“There was nothing like a bucket of uncooked sweet corn to really turn around your day.  The yellowness, the fertile symbolism, the promise of melted butter: it was enough to change a boy’s life.”
     — Reif Larsen, The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet

My daughter shucking sweet corn (photo 1996)

My daughter shucking sweet corn (photo 1996)

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