At what temperature does corn pop?

Answer Popcorn kernels will pop when they reach an average temperature of 347 degrees. This popping action occurs as the moisture inside each kernel turns to steam during the heating process. Since the st... Read More »

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What temperature is best to grow sweet corn?

The best temperature to grow sweet corn is between 68 and 73 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures as low as 41 degrees Fahrenheit stop growth and temperatures above 95 degrees Fahrenheit damage the pol... Read More »

Is Corn Syrup considered "natural" (corn syrup, not high fructose corn syrup)?

There is no definition of "natural" as recognized by the FDA/USDA. It is a catch-all marketing term for everything from the most processed foods to the most basic foods. Food manufacturers use it t... Read More »

Can corn flake crumbs be substitued for corn meal?

Yes, corn flake crumbs can be substituted for corn meal in a recipe. In addition to corn meal, corn flake crumbs can also be substituted for bread crumbs, crushed pretzels and panko.References:Food... Read More »

How did the people on the frontier make corn meal out of corn?

Cornmeal is a type of flour that is made from corn or maize grains. Cornmeal was a staple product in the American frontier. Modern, commercially made cornmeal flour is either steel-ground, using st... Read More »