These nostalgic and simple corn dogs are perfect for kids (and adults!) to have as quick and tasty meal during the busy summer months. Don’t forget the mustard on top!
• ½ cup cornmeal
• ½ cup all-purpose flour
• ¼ tsp salt
• 1/8 tsp black pepper
• 1/8 cup white sugar
• 2 tsp baking powder
• 1 egg
• ½ cup milk
• Vegetable oil for frying
• 8 hot dogs or sausages of your choice
1. In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, salt and pepper, sugar, and baking powder; then mix in the egg and milk;
2. Preheat oil in a deep saucepan over medium heat;
3. Insert wooden skewers into the hot dogs; roll them in the batter until they are well coated;
4. Fry two or three corn dogs at a time until lightly browned, and drain them on paper towels.
If you’re out driving past grain fields in the upcoming weeks, you may notice grain farmers walking their field and examining the plants. With most of the Ontario grain crop now planted, many farmers will be out keeping an eye out on their fields as the seedlings begin growing.
Grow Ontario Together is a collaboration of agriculture organizations that recognize the need to work together – with each other, with the public, with environmentalists, with municipalities, concerned citizens and with governments – to provide leadership that supports the triple bottom line for Ontario. A healthy environment. A healthy economy. And strong, healthy communities.
This year, Bees Matter is designating June 4-10 as National Planting Week, a week for Canadians across the country to celebrate honey bees and other pollinators by planting pollinator-friendly gardens!
One out of every three bites of food that we eat is made possible by pollinators like honey bees.
Spring planting has been moving along across Ontario these past few weeks! With some consistent warm temperatures and fewer rain days, the grains are getting planted. But, how do farmers decide what to plant each spring?