Alibi Bucks


V.21 No.49 | 12/6/2012


All Ears

Exploring the world of heirloom maize


For this week’s issue, Gail Guengerich decides it’s high time we started thinking beyond sweet, yellow corn. Instead, she suggests we delve into the many other varieties of maize available in the Albuquerque area, from blue corn to chicos.

Food for Thought: Beyond King Corn

V.21 No.47 | 11/22/2012

Food for Thought

Beyond King Corn

In search of maize redemption

Celebrate the diverse world of corn—a world where stalks can grow between two and 20 feet high; ears range in size from salad forks to golf clubs; and kernels span the color wheel in saffron, pomegranate, mauve, rose, black and lavender.
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