Corn on the Cob
Bring the sweet, summer flavor of corn to your table with these juicy corn on the cob recipes. Whether you prefer to grill or boil your corn on the cob, slather it with an herb butter, or eat if fresh from the farmer's market, you'll find the best recipes right here.See Popular Corn on the Cob Recipes
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When it comes right down to it, there's really only one "secret" to perfect corn on the cob: Buy it fresh. I come from New Jersey, where summer corn is so sweet you can slice it right off the cob and into your salad -- raw -- and for the rest of your life, that bright, snappy flavor haunts your memory (along with the smell of Aqua Net and the sound of 1,000 meatheads misunderstanding the actual meaning behind "Born in the U.S.A.").
Mexican street vendors know the secret of grilled corn, the country's favorite "to-go" snack. It's in the chili powder, the mayo, and the special Cotija cheese, ingredients that when paired with the great taste of grilled corn keeps 'em coming back for more. If you love backyard grilling, and go wild for fresh sweet corn every year, don't be put off by any perceived complications in this great grilled dish.
Spice up your side dish repertoire with one of these 10 flavorful rubs, spreads or sprinkles that elevate traditional corn on the cob.
"Some corn puddings are really dense," says Katie Lee. "The egg whites here make this one lighter." The cornmeal in the recipe settles a bit in the bottom of the baking dish, almost creating a layer of corn bread under the moist, sweet pudding.
Savor freshly grilled corn on the cob drizzled with melted butter and sprinkled with fresh herbs. Yum.
Birmingham, Alabama, chef Chris Hastings uses fresh field peas, like black-eyed peas, in his succotash, but green peas are nicely sweet.
At his latest restaurant, Sou'Wester, in Washington, DC, Eric Ziebold slathers corn on the cob with an aioli spiked with hot Aleppo pepper.
Garden fresh tomatoes and feta cheese create a delicious topper in this grilled corn recipe.
Summertime is the perfect time to roast corn on the grill. Adding red peppers to the skewer adds extra color and flavor appeal.
Steamed or boiled corn on the cob is delicious, but learning how to grill corn takes it to whole different level of flavor.
Grilling corn on the cob, especially when slathered with butter and sprinkled with fresh herbs, is when of the joys of summer. Use cotton string to secure the husks around the corn; synthetic string can melt when heated.
This traditional south Louisiana side dish (pronounced mock shoe) features fresh-cut corn slow-simmered with onions, bell peppers and rich cream seasoned with a shake of cayenne pepper sauce. Add shrimp, crawfish, Tasso ham or crabmeat for a hearty main dish entree.
This spicy potato side dish recipe pairs well with most any meat. Very good with chicken or turkey.
Smoky chipotle enhances the hot-off-the-grill summer flavor of sweet corn on the cob.
What is the essence of summer eating? For me, it's my first taste of the perfect ear of corn. Sweet and silky, corn on the cob just can't be beat when the season is upon us.
Whether you prefer your corn on the cob or in a salad, try these ten recipes to make the most of this peak season produce.