Belated Birthday Wishes to America… and Corn!


How else does one celebrate the declaration of independence of this nation? What better way to pay homage to the USA than with corn?

I spent this weekend in Kentucky with Sarah and her family, who had a reunion. There was not only lots of food but there was also cornhole.

Corn is everywhere. It’s in just about every major beer brewed in the United States, as a cheap adjunct for other grains, and Doritos are full of corn, as its their primary ingredient. Don’t forget that if you grilled anything that day, it was most likely fed with corn. In fact, if you were drinking beer in Germany, there wouldn’t be any corn in it. It’s prohibited by the Bavarian Purity Laws.

Happy birthday, America!