blue corn


Definition of blue corn

: corn that has bluish kernels used to make flour and is grown especially in the southwestern U.S.

Examples of blue corn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For a less-lasting memento of your visit, try the blue corn griddle cakes from Indian Pueblo Kitchen which are also made using quinoa, amaranth, currants, piñon, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds. Chadd Scott, Forbes, 2 May 2022 Marinated filet is served in a costra (crispy melted cheese wrap) with avocado and the secret ingredient of spicy pistachio serrano salsa on a blue corn tortilla. San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Apr. 2022 Located in the city’s Fruitvale District, the restaurant will serve dishes like blue corn pancakes and acorn waffles. Robert J. Lopez Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 22 Oct. 2021 The restaurant will serve breakfast and lunch, with dishes like blue corn pancakes and acorn waffles in the morning. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Oct. 2021 Its chef and owner, Crystal Wahpepah, uses ingredients such as game protein and blue corn sourced from the Ute tribe of Colorado — items that were largely erased by colonization but still exist in Native American foodways. Cesar Hernandez, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 Jan. 2022 Just look at the colorful tuna tostadas, a trio of blue corn tortillas piled with diced marinated tuna, shaved red onion and avocado presented on a plate with squiggles of a creamy citrus emulsion. Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2021 Find a classic recipe, like lemon poppyseed, or stretch your taste buds with a blue corn take on the classic blueberry muffin. Sunset Magazine, 12 Jan. 2022 To help with milk flow and nutrients after birth, blue corn atole. Los Angeles Times, 10 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of blue corn

1722, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blue corn was in 1722

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Last Updated

18 May 2022

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“Blue corn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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