Imagine a Corn Crab Quiche or Corn-Filled Wontons with Soy-Ginger Sauce made with just picked, sugar-sweet corn. Corn offers home chefs the opportunity to cook with the freshest ingredients available: those grown in their own garden patch. From germination to harvest, author and award-winning food journalist Patricia Mack provides step-by-step instructions on how grow this summer favorite in your own backyard and includes a list of crop varieties and growing times. She offers detailed information on cooking techniques-from boiling to grilling to microwaving-and useful hints on cutting, storing, and freezing corn. The highlight of the book is eighty easy-to-prepare recipes, including Angel Wing Corn Fritters, Caribbean Shrimp and Fresh Corn Packets, Ginger Corn Soup, and Mashed Potato Corn Puff. From the kitchen garden to the kitchen table, Corn captures the sights, smells, and tastes of summer.