Country Lore: Free Fire Starters

Dried corn husks and corn cobs make outstanding fire starters.


| October/November 2010


One of the fastest fire starters is dry corn husks and corn cobs. When you shuck sweet corn in the summer, store the husks and cobs in a dry location. They need to be crackly dry to start a fire.

Gary Paine
Pomfret Center, Connecticut





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