Contemporary corn on the cob slathered with plenty of melted butter is my thought of heaven. A lot butter that it dribbles down you chin once you take a chew. Individuals who love corn, actually love corn. Contemporary from the backyard on the cob, creamed, canned or frozen, we simply can’t get sufficient corn! In July and August, farmer’s markets are filled with recent corn. How you can decide the proper ear? Search for wholesome inexperienced ears of medium dimension. Too small and the ear could have underdeveloped kernels. Too giant and the kernels is perhaps powerful. The inexperienced husk ought to nonetheless be wrapped tightly across the cob.
You’ll take pleasure in your ears of corn a lot extra with this tip on easy methods to simply take away the husk and silks out of your ear of corn. Merely Recipes has a video with directions on easy methods to microwave an ear of corn (with the husk intact), then lower of the tip and the ear of corn will slide proper out, clear as a whistle. No extra messing with these pesky corn silks!
Corn is such a pleasant vegetable, it’s so versatile. It may be served plain or fancy as a aspect dish, soup, salad and even dessert. Among the best issues about corn is that youngsters adore it! Perhaps the explanation it’s so kid-friendly is that it may be loved in so many kid-approved meals. Ever heard of candy corn ice cream? Meals Community has a recipe for creamy, flavorful and enjoyable candy corn ice cream, topped with caramel corn and for the adults – a splash of bourbon!
Love grilled corn? Strive Robert Irvine’s recipe from Meals Community. Combine up a spicy mayonnaise with lime juice and spicy chili sauce. When your corn comes sizzling off the grill, slather it with the spicy mayonnaise and sprinkle it with Monterey Jack cheese and lime salt.
One place I by no means anticipated to seek out recent corn was in cocktails. However positive sufficient there are some actually good corn cocktails. When you consider it corn is used to make whiskey and vodka, together with wheat, barley and rye, so it is sensible that corn could be very a lot at dwelling in cocktails. Earlier than we start to shakin’ up a cocktail, let’ make Grilled Corn with Bloody Mary Butter! The recipe may be discovered on tasteofhome.com. Mix Bloody Mary combine, butter, cilantro, garlic, jalapeno and sizzling pepper sauce, then slather grilled corn on the cob with this fabulous spicy butter. Feels like the proper summer season savory deal with doesn’t it?
Now about that corn cocktail. Severe Eats has a recipe for a “playfully recent corn cocktail” the La Condesa’s Alma Blanca. It combines habanero pepper infused blanco tequila with muddled candy corn, ginger liqueur, lemon juice, pineapple juice and agave nectar. So many layers of taste – candy, spicy and fruity!
What corny recipes are you having fun with this summer season? Able to attempt some candy corn ice cream and a recent corn cocktail?