squaw corn

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Noun1.squaw corn - corn having kernels almost entirely of soft starchsquaw corn - corn having kernels almost entirely of soft starch
field corn - corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain
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Nonetheless, on the covers of their catalogs for 1911 and 1918 they showed a single indigenous variety, variously labeled as "Squaw Corn" or "Ancestor" or "The Parent." It is a medium-sized multicolored ear with a slight taper, and it is juxtaposed with the larger, more symmetrical, yellow and white ears labeled "Descendants" and "Pioneer Bred Dakota Seed." While the imagery in these catalogs is not a complete misrepresentation--the Mandan did grow some multicolored ears and the Will family did develop new varieties from them--it is also not especially honest.
Cutler lists fifteen plant names that were in common use by 1900, including squawberry, squaw vine, squawroot, squaw bush, squaw carpet, squaw currant, squaw corn, and squaw flower (O Brave New Words!
From Cream of Potato Soup; Cheese Pudding; Baked Creole Rice; and Tamale Pie; to Swedish Meat Balls; Baked Squaw Corn; Tomatoes in batter; and Coconut Macaroons, "The Farmer's Wife Comfort Food Cookbook" offers a wealth of culinary delights suitable for any and every family dining occasion.