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Aug 31, 2009 06:00 PM

Have you tried TripleSweet corn (on the cob)?

My favorite local farm stand (Gilbert Farm, Rocky Hill, CT) grows fantastic butter & sugar corn. Specifically, it's Providence, one of the TripleSweet varieties.

My second favorite corn this year was another type of TripleSweet: Honey Select.
(Q-P Farm Market, Portland, CT)

You may not even realize you're eating it unless the people at your stand talk about it or label it as such...but if you love sweet corn, you owe it to yourself to ask the folks at your local farmstand if they carry any of the TripleSweet varieties.

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  1. I have never heard of this type of corn sound awesome

    1. How sweet is this stuff? We just had some white corn from Delaware that was really sweet. It was delicious, but at some point shouldn't you just eat some fruit?

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      1. re: Bob W

        I agree, some corn I ate this summer was way TOO sweet. Tasted like candy, hardly any deep corn flavor. I have to put lime juice on for balance (which is delicious) but I'd rather taste the corn alone. Super Sweet varieties are really popular these days.

        1. re: Bob W

          Have to agree, corn used to taste like corn. Wish someone planted the oldfashioned breeds. (The best corn I ever tasted was some my father used to pinch from Green Giant fields in sw Ontario on his way up to our cottage back in the day...bad boy he was).

          1. re: Bob W

            Mouth of the beholder, I guess. Perhaps for you, too sweet. For me, perfection.