Corn On The Cob Recipes, Tips & Videos

Corn On The Cob Recipes, Tips & Videos

Nothing says summer like corn on the cob. A native of the Americas, maize is a cereal grain that was domesticated in Meso-America that rapidly spread to the rest of North and South America. By the time of the European colonization in the late 15th and early 16th century, maize spread to the rest of the world.

The corn we eat today is a hybrid of maize that is called "sweet corn". Sweet corn is the most widely grown crop in United States and today is also used to create Ethanol. Corn is used to feed both people and livestock and is a good source of fiber. Late summer is the ideal time for corn on the cob when you can buy it fresh. But if you have a real taste for it, you can also buy it frozen on the cob.

Corn On The Cob Recipes

Barbecued Corn On The Cob

A fun and easy way to barbecue up some corn on the cob.


12 ears corn, un-husked


Carefully peel back husks; remove corn silk. Bring husks back up and tie securely with kitchen string. Soak corn in cold water to cover 30 minutes. Place corn on grid. Grill over medium-high coals 25 minutes or until corn is tender, turning often. Remove string and husks. Serve with regular butter or a savory butter

Yield: 12 side-dish servings.

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Barbecued Corn On The Cob

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Corn On The Cob With A Twist Recipes

Corn on the Cob (With a Twist)

This recipe may sound odd, but it's worth trying! I had to convince a few friends to try it, they were amazed at how good it is. You'll need a napkin, but well worth it. You can also revise it and use with canned or frozen corn! Simply add desired amount of ingredients to a bowl of corn and mix.


Ears of corn


Regular or low fat mayonnaise

Grated Parmesan cheese

Chili powder


Salt and pepper to taste


Husk corn. Bring large pot of water to boil. Add ears of corn to water. Cook until desired tenderness, 8 minutes or less. Spread desired amount of mayonnaise on corn with a butter knife (more is better). Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with chili powder. Sprinkle with parsley. Add salt and pepper to taste (if desired).

More Corn On The Cob With a Twist Recipes:

Corn on the Cob with Cheese and Lime

Corn on the Cob with Garlic-Chives Butter

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Corn On The Cob Hints & Videos

How to Make Homemade Butter

Kitchen Utensils: Microplane Grater/Zester

Pampered Chef Citrus Peeler

Adjustable Measuring Spoon

How To Make Barbecued Corn On The Cob

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