Upcycling: Cows Do It!

Upcycling: Cows Do It!

“Upcycling.” Most often we think of this word in connection with home furnishings or clothing. On our farm we think of upcycling whenever we get our cow herd out on cornstalk fields after harvest. As soon as possible after our corn is harvested, we put up temporary...
Mac, Corn & Cheese

Mac, Corn & Cheese

CommonGround volunteer Jordan Classen shares her recipe for Mac, Corn and Cheese casserole with Pure Nebraska viewers.   Mac, Corn & Cheese 2 cups uncooked macaroni1 15.25 oz. can whole kernel corn1 14.75 oz. can cream corn1 cup shredded Velveeta Preheat oven...
Corn Salsa

Corn Salsa

CommonGround volunteer Paula Peterson shares her recipe for Corn Salsa with Pure Nebraska viewers.   Corn Salsa 3 cups raw corn kernels (about 4 cobs of shucked sweet corn)1 cup finely chopped red onion (about ½ medium onion)1 diced ripe avocado (optional)½ cup...
Midwesterners’ favorite time of year—Sweet corn season!

Midwesterners’ favorite time of year—Sweet corn season!

It’s every Midwesterners’ favorite time of year: sweet corn season! During the summer, you can find sweet corn at your favorite roadside stand or at your local grocery store. Many times, that sweet corn was grown right down the road from where it’s being sold. I...