The Daily Cuppa
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The Daily Cuppa

I love this time of the year as it is corn season…

There’s nothing better than to chomp into a freshly picked ear of corn that is slathered in butter, salt and pepper.

A mere 5 minutes in a boiling pot of water is all it takes to prepare this treat — after you have removed the husks and all those pesky strands.

I seldom ate it as a child as my Dad did not like it. Corn and mushrooms were the only foods he loathed, so Mum rarely…



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Barb Dalton

Mum to 3 humans, 2 fur balls. Kiwi-Canuck. Nursing Instructor by day; Rants, reminisces and rhymes by night.