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What is your taste from home? Lay's® Regionally Inspired Chips giveaway for your neck of the woods.

Dried corn. If there was one dish I had to pick for A Taste of Home, dried corn is it. Holidays are not complete without dried corn in my family. My Grandmother made this every holiday, and now my Mother prepares it for our holiday dinner.  Grandmother dried farm fresh corn in her kitchen every Summer. Imagine a country house, without air conditioning, cooking corn on top the stove and then in the oven. Hot day.

Grandmother's Dried Corn

Husk fresh corn on the cob-as much as you want to eat
Remove silk
Place the cobs in boiling water, enough water to cover the cobs
Cook three minutes
Remove corn from the cob
Spread the corn out evenly on a jelly roll pan
Place in 250 degree Fahrenheit oven
Stir corn frequently
remove from oven when the corn is dry
cool completely
store in sterilized air tight jar

To cook the dried corn:

Place the desired amount of corn you wish to cook in a pan of cold water (enough water to cover the corn)
Bring to a boil
turn heat down to a simmer
stir frequently
Simmer until all the liquid is absorbed
add evaporated milk (to taste and consistency desired
add brown sugar (to taste)
Serve  (I'll be right over)

My Grandmother poured the cooled water from the cobs onto her garden out back.
The husks,silk, and cobs were put in the compost pile out back.

Are there dishes special to your region or to your family, like dried corn is to mine?
Frito Lay® has chips inspired by the regions on America. From coast to coast there is a flavor of Frito Lay Chips.  My two favorite flavors are Lay's® Chipotle Ranch potato chips, and Balsamic Sweet Onion potato chips. 

What flavors would you pick?

North East:  Lay's® Honey Mustard potato chips
Mid West: Lay's® Creamy Garden Ranch potato chips
North West: Lay's® Balsamic Sweet Onion potato chips
South West: Lay's® Chipotle Ranch potato chips
South East: Lay's ®Cajun Herb and Spice potato chips

The chips are made with all natural ingredients, cooked in healthier oils like corn and sunflower oils that contain 80% or more of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. The chips have 0 grams of trans fat, and 1 ounce of Lay's Regionally inspired chips have less sodium than a plain bagel.

 Giveaway:  For your chance to win a variety pack from Lay's® Regionally Inspired of Potato Chips, leave a comment on this post by August 29, 2011.(be sure your email is in your profile or comment) This Giveaway is now CLOSED. 

Visit Frito Lay on their web site to learn more about Lay's® Regionally inspired Potato Chips by clicking HERE.

Disclosure:  I was given Frito Lay® Regionally Inspired chips to try and by writing this post I am entered into a contest. The comments and views are my own. Please visit the companies web site for product information.

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