Trailside Market sweet corn
Diane shucking corn for supper
The way I cook it
I have a gas stove
Bring a pot of water to a boil. Shake in some sugar.
Add ears of corn, one at a time.
Bring water to a boil again. No lid on the pot.
Reduce heat to medium low, set timer for 5 minutes.
At the beep, turn off burner.
Let the corn sit there in the water for 5 minutes more.
Remove ears of corn from water to a platter.
Enjoy with salted butter.
Beside shredding old papers, which brought forth my 5th car load to the recycle bins, I have been busy all week.
I held a newborn baby, watched a man get baptized in the Anabaptist tradition, attended the funeral of a long-time neighbor, the wedding of a girl who graduated high school same year as my oldest son, and a Fellowship Meal where I sat at the lunch table with somebody my own age.
All these activities seem all inclusive of what it means to be a person, a member of the community.
Also had some hobby time when I baked zucchini nut bread to take to my husband’s office, banana nut bread for the luncheon, crocheted 2 cross bookmarks, 3 potholders, and put 9 rows on the latest baby blankie.
Hope your summer is doing as well….
~~love and Huggs, Diane
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