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Re: creamed corn


Maybe I'm odd but I like mine straight off the cob.  Lot less work too.

On 7/3/05, Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com> wrote:
> Okay, you're making me very hungry.  We always used yellow corn and called
> that dish 'fried corn' but white corn has always been my favorite.  I want
> to come to your house to eat.
> zem
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "A A HODGES" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, July 03, 2005 11:36 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] creamed corn
> 
> 
> >I don't have a formal recipe (you know how Grandmother's are, they just
> > know) but it's really easy Judy. I use about 10 ears of sweet, white corn,
> > just enough water to make it "stirrable" or a bit soupy, (NOT watery) if
> > you prefer it that way (I do)and bacon grease from maybe 4-5 slices of
> > bacon. Scrape all the kernels off and as much juice as you can get out of
> > the ear. Cook it til it's just soft and the corn "stuff" comes out and
> > makes it creamy. It's not at all like canned creamed corn. There's nothing
> > mushy about it. It's SO good. The longest part of it is scraping the ears.
> > But it's well worth it. It also freezes well so you can make enough to
> > have
> > through the fall if you like. I use a large skillet rather than a pot to
> > cook it in, turned on low so it doesn't stick.
> >
> >
> > I just remembered I don't have any bacon so now I've got to go to the
> > store. LOL! I don't keep bacon around or I'll eat it. Granny uses that or
> > fatback. She doesn't make it anymore that I know of. She'll be 92 on her
> > birthday and has a hard time getting around, understandably, and takes
> > care
> > of her almost 96 year old sister, my Great Aunt Sybil as much as she can.
> >
> > Anyway, she always served the corn with home grown tomato slices, sliced
> > cucumbers, maybe some fried chicken, biscuits, cantaloupe, and lady peas.
> > OMG, that's one of my favorite childhood memories is having dinner at her
> > house in the summer. And of course being southern she'd also make macaroni
> > and cheese, which she always referred to as "cheese pie." And a gallon of
> > sweet tea. Ah the joys of southern cooking. Heart attack on a plate, but
> > damned good stuff. ;-)
> >
> >
> > Andrea H
> > Beaufort, SC
> >
> >
> >> [Original Message]
> >> From: Judy Browning <judybrowning@lewiston.com>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Date: 7/3/2005 11:44:51 AM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] now update on my dad
> >>
> >> recipe?
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "A A HODGES" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Sunday, July 03, 2005 3:10 AM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] now update on my dad
> >>
> >>
> >> > No more exercise equipment in the house Kitty. I've made that vow.
> >> Somehow,
> >> > I never use it and it's just in my way. The house is too small.
> > Besides, I
> >> > have free access to the gym at work so I go there during my lunch hour
> >> M-F.
> >> >
> >> > Theresa, I'm glad you were able to wade through all of that paperwork
> >> > without having a meltdown. I bet it was hard to sign the no CPR order.
> >> > I
> >> > agree with Bonnie though, that's what he wants so good for you for
> >> honoring
> >> > his wishes. The place he'll be living sounds nice. I hope he's happy
> >> there.
> >> >
> >> > The puppy sounds great. The owner of the kitchen shop I went to this
> >> > morning had his 10 week old GR puppy with him. ALso so cute and fluffy,
> >> and
> >> > going to be enormous. His paws were huge. He started chewing on my
> > fingers
> >> > immediately with his sharp little teeth.  Someday, I may have to get
> >> > another puppy, but right now I'm content with my circus.
> >> >
> >> > Let us know how the blackberry picking turns out. Too hot here! I'm
> > making
> >> > lots of trips to a local roadside market for fresh fruit and veggies.
> >> > Tomorrow is homemade creamed corn day. I do it once a year. Yum! Not
> >> > all
> >> > mushy like the canned and it tastes so good. My Grandmother taught me
> > and
> >> > it's always been one of my very favorite dishes.
> >> >
> >> > Andrea H
> >> > Beaufort, SC
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > > [Original Message]
> >> > > From: Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net>
> >> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> > > Date: 7/2/2005 7:42:12 PM
> >> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] now update on my dad
> >> > >
> >> > > too hot to walk here now too- that was part of why I walked at soon
> > as I
> >> > > got home this aM.  Then went over to a friends to see her new golden
> >> > > retriever puppy.  He is soooo cute and fluffy.  My dad will be going
> > to
> >> > > a full nursing facility- and will likely be there for the remainder
> >> > > of
> >> > > his life.  At least the place he is going doesn't look like a
> > hospital.
> >> > > It has lots of windows, cheerful decor, and staff and patients seem
> >> > > happy.  It is also right near his house, so I can stay in his home
> > when
> >> > > I go up to visit him.  Fortunately, before any of this happened we
> >> > > had
> >> > > his advanced health care directive (he has a DNR on file and
> >> > > specified
> >> > > no life-prolonging activities if he is permanently unconsious/brain
> >> > > dead/non responsive) and the power of attorney stuff.  I have signed
> >> > > tons of papers- the hardest was the form to specify "NO CPR" or
> >> > > intubation should anything else happen to him. Yuck- but that is what
> > he
> >> > > wants.  Just weird to sign something like that.
> >> > >
> >> > > Not as hot today as yesterday- so will likely walk later too.  Also
> >> > > going to check with another gardening friend and see if she wants to
> >> > > pick wild blackberries tonight or tomorrow AM.
> >> > > Thanks for your friendship-
> >> > > Theresa
> >> > >
> >> > > A A HODGES wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > >Walking always helps me feel better too Theresa. I hope that he will
> >> get
> >> > > >better soon. I can't imagine how stressful this must be. This sounds
> >> > awful
> >> > > >but I'm glad my Dad has married a woman 12 years younger than he is
> > so
> >> he
> >> > > >has someone close by to help when he needs it. I would gladly make
> > the
> >> > > >trip, but I confess I have wondered in the past how to be helpful
> > when
> >> my
> >> > > >parents get older as I'm not there and now neither is my sister. My
> >> > mother
> >> > > >has repeatedly said " if I have to go into any kind of nursing home
> >> just
> >> > > >shoot me in the head, I'm serious!"  I told her she'd have to shoot
> >> > herself
> >> > > >as I was not going to jail for her............Aren't we such a
> >> > > >loving
> >> > > >family?
> >> > > >
> >> > > >It's too hot here to go for a walk. Still close to 90% humidity and
> >> it's
> >> > > >probably 93 or so outside. It's awful. Feels like hot soup. I've got
> >> the
> >> > > >air set on 78 and it feels wonderful in here compared to outside,
> >> > > >but
> >> the
> >> > > >dogs are panting like they're about to keel over. ;-)
> >> > > >
> >> > > >Andrea H
> >> > > >Beaufort, SC
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >>[Original Message]
> >> > > >>From: Theresa -yhoo <tchessie@yahoo.com>
> >> > > >>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> > > >>Date: 7/2/2005 1:18:23 PM
> >> > > >>Subject: RE: [CHAT] now update on my dad
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >>He's about the same it seems.  They are working with
> >> > > >>him, so we'll see.  Hopefully they are going to remove
> >> > > >>the NGtube and place a PEG.  That should at least make
> >> > > >>him more comfortable.  I did manage to get a million
> >> > > >>more papers signed, got everything done for financial
> >> > > >>and medical trustee (at least for local places),
> >> > > >>forwarded his mail, made arrangements for rent payment
> >> > > >>from his renter, etc.  So- lots accomplished.  Kind of
> >> > > >>depressing though not seeing really any change since
> >> > > >>Tuesday.  Not that I should have expected it, but was
> >> > > >>hoping.
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >>I'm just got back home again and went immediately for
> >> > > >>a walk.  Good to be outside and moving.
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >>Theresa
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >>--- Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >>>How's your dad doing?
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>Donna
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>>I'm back in Oroville again today- feels like I'm
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>on
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>>the sun.  It was too hot today!  And of course I
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>was
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>>in and out of my car a dozen times between the
> >> > > >>>>hospital, the bank, the post office, my dad's
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>house,
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>>back to the bank, etc. etc.  Roasting!  Hope
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>tomorrow
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>>is cooler.  I watered his trees this evening, and
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>all
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>>the little bird came flocking to the puddles to
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>drink
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>>and get wet.  Poor things- they must have been
> >> > > >>>>roasting too!
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>>Theresa
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>>
> >> > > >>>
> >> > > >>>
> >> > >
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Kemp TX
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