Mom Dumps Her Summer Corn Into A Bucket Of Ice - I Wish I Learned This Trick Sooner!
Christina Caldwell 6/6/2016
Does anything scream "summer cooking" louder than corn? The single-season grain can be made many ways, but no matter how you cook it, it's bound to be sweet and oh-so-delicious.
Cooked Kernels In A Flash
Don't have time to cook your corn the old fashioned way? The Culinary Chase has you covered. Microwave your corn in the husk for 8 minutes, then cut off one end. Shimmy the husk off the corn by moving upward, and voila! You have string-free, cooked corn that's ready to eat.
Turn Corn Into A Meal With Dressing
Mexicans have been doing this for centuries! Grill corn on the cob, making sure to blacken all sides, then use this dressing recipe from So Good Blog to make a meal out of Mexican street corn, also known as elotes.
Eat Corn During Any Season
When winter rolls around, we all pine for those warm summer days. Embrace the nostalgia with blanched corn. Start by boiling the corn to your liking, then blanch in a bath of cold water for 11 minutes.
Bag 'Em Up
Once the corn is done blanching, dry the cobs with a clean towel and put them in freezer-safe bags for easy storage. The corn will be good for up to 8 months!
Cook Corn At The Campsite
Perfect for summertime camp outs, The Thrifty Couple found the perfect way to cook corn in a flash for a large group. Boil water, then add it to a cooler with halved corn cobs. Close the lid for 10 minutes, then grab a cob for a quick and healthy snack.
Give It A Creamy Kick
It sounds unusual, but boiling corn cobs in milk and fresh herbs gives it a flavorful kick that you can't get from water alone.
Corn With A Twist
Need the recipe? The Cookie Writer has you covered.
Add A Hint Of Honey
You might not think sweet corn would need added sweetness, but the unique flavor of honey enhances its deliciousness tenfold! Nab the recipe from For the Love of Food.
Skip The Butter For Exotic Sauces
Butter is a classic, but go outside of your comfort zone with these topping options from The Yummy Life. Spice fanatics will love a sriracha kick while Italian fanatics will go bananas for pesto-topped cobs.
The Clever Cob
Who says you need to make corn the old fashioned way? These recipes and hacks will keep you from getting tired of the same old corn in flavorful fashion.