'Pencil Cob' is a very flavorful roasting ear corn variety, or picked in its early milk stage at about 75 days, it is used for frying or creaming. Since most field corn varieties have low sugar content, try adding a little sugar when creaming. 'Pencil Cob' is also useful as wildlife and livestock feed.... read more ›
Easy to mill and quick to hydrate because the kernels are so soft, milled Pencil Cob cooks differently and with less heat than other dents. Pencil Cob grits express themselves in the language of sweet, roasted, and creamed corn flavors.... read more ›
Description. LOCAL, CHEMICAL FREE, NATURALLY GLUTEN-FREE. Anson Mills Pencil Cob Grits get their "pencil cob" name because the cob is very skinny and narrow. These grits have a great texture and a savory corn flavor. These are the old fashioned, real flavor grits that our colonial ancestors ate.... read more ›
'Pencil Cob' is a very flavorful roasting ear corn variety, or picked in its early milk stage at about 75 days, it is used for frying or creaming.... continue reading ›
- 80 seeds minimum.
- Germination: 7-10 days.
- Maturity: 75-100 days.
- Direct sow 1-2” deep in full sun 1-2 weeks after last frost date when soil temperature reaches 60°F+.
- Space plants 10-12” apart in rows spaced 12-24” apart.
Anson Mills, based in South Carolina and respected worldwide as a grower and miller of heirloom grains, strongly recommends a long soak for their grits. Not only does this improve texture and enhance the corn flavor, but it also shortens the cooking time by half.... read more ›
The key to cooking old-fashioned grits is going low and slow—use a low heat so the grits simmer and slowly release their starches, which creates a decadent, silky texture. Whisking constantly during the first couple of minutes, and frequently throughout the rest of the cooking process, will prevent lumps from forming.... read more ›
A. Grits, which are uniform fragments of kernels of corn that have had both the bran and the germ removed, are significantly less nutritious than some other cereals, like oatmeal.... see more ›
Similar to cornmeal, grits are made from dried and ground corn but are usually a coarser grind. Grits are often made from hominy, which is corn treated with lime—or another alkaline product—to remove the hull.... continue reading ›
Corn cob grit is extremely soft, organic granulate made of crushed, cleaned and sieved corn. Absolutely environmentally-friendly, since the production requires no direct energy or specific resources.... read more ›
Corn Cob Media is ideal for tumbling and vibratory finishing applications. Cleaning, drying and absorbing water, oils, and other surface contaminants on manufactured parts, Corn Cob Media works simultaneously to polish and deburr.... see more ›