sweet corn

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Synonyms for sweet corn

a corn plant developed in order to have young ears that are sweet and suitable for eating

corn that can be eaten as a vegetable while still young and soft


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Emergency surgery turned up the half chewed corn-on-the-cob core and it was removed from Rosa's intestines.
The festival also had plenty of non-strawberry foods, including fried calamari, quesadillas, Polish sausage, corn dogs, garlic fries, roasted corn-on-the-cob, fried artichokes and even lobster bisque.
The family also gets a Caesar salad, cole slaw with apples and walnuts, a black bean salad with chipotle vinaigrette, chilled gazpacho soup, house- baked panini rolls and corn-on-the-cob.
Music by Brule (Costner's favorite band) livened things up, as the crowd munched on ribs, spicy chicken and corn-on-the-cob.
Of the remaining sides, corn-on-the-cob seems flavorless and dryish.
At Bed, Bath & Beyond, there are straw mats in the shape of fish, leaves and watermelons with matching dishes and tablecloths, and also plastic plates designed to look like hamburgers and corn-on-the-cob.
And with it come well-executed mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables (usually a half-husk of corn-on-the-cob, carrots, yellow squash and broccoli).
Look for Gibert's Gallicized versions of steamers, oysters, mussels, scallops, fish, chicken, corn-on-the-cob and coleslaw plus strawberry rhubarb crumb with maple sugar ice cream for dessert, all for $25 per person (add lobster for $11 extra).