There are many ways that you and your family can enjoy corn this summer: corn on the cob, cornbread, hushpuppies and . . . charcoal?
Yes it’s true! When you get the charcoal out to grill you’re using corn, usually in the form of pregelatinized (precooked) yellow corn flour. Corn is commonly used in charcoal as a binding agent to help the briquettes retain their shape so they’re easy to use.
Next time you’re grilling a burger or steak ’til it’s just right, remember the crucial part that corn played in your grilled perfection.
Have a safe and fun Memorial Day weekend!
By: Katie Dogs, Public Relations Manager at Didion Milling