Nothing says summer more than corn on the cob! It’s a staple side dish in our house. It’s quick and easy and everyone loves it.
One of the best things about summer is corn on the cob. Where I live, it’s available super cheap at every roadside stand all summer long. It literally goes with everything — burgers, barbecue chicken, steak, the possibilities are endless! It’s also easy to cook and doesn’t require utensils. All you need are your hands or maybe those cute corn on the cob holders.
Tips for Buying Corn on the Cob
Before you jump into these recipes, you’ll want to get the BEST corn on the cob. We’ve all been there: you grab some ears of corn and when you get them home, you are disappointed with what we picked. Follow these tips for buying corn on the cob and bring home the good stuff every time:
- When buying corn, look for ears with bright green, snugly fitting husks and golden brown silk.
- Most grocery stores have shucking stations. Take advantage so you can see your cobs!
- The kernels should reach the ear’s tip in tightly spaced rows and should appear plump and milky.
Instant Pot Corn on the Cob Recipe
Instant Pot corn on the cob is a fast and easy method for cooking perfect corn every time! Making this summertime favorite just got simpler.
Smoky Pan Roasted Corn on the Cob
This simple five ingredient, fifteen minute vegetarian side dish packs a wallop in terms of both flavor and visual interest, making it a deliciously different option for your fresh summer corn.
Crockpot Corn on the Cob Recipe
On those hot summer days when you are trying to easily get a meal together, this Crockpot corn on the cob recipe is an easy, no-fuss way of preparation.
The Best-Grilled Corn on the Cob Recipe
Sit back, enjoy and learn the secret of How to Grill Corn on the cob.
Microwave Corn on the Cob in Husk – No Messy Silk!
Microwave Corn on the Cob in the husk. It’s the easiest way to enjoy fresh corn in minutes and you won’t have to deal with messy silk strands!
How to Make Cooler Corn on the Cob in the Cooler
Serving a big crowd? Cooking your corn in a cooler is GENIUS and a huge time saver.
Air Fryer Corn on the Cob
Air Fryer Corn on the Cob is bursting with flavor, sweet, and juicy as can be! Make this with fresh corn for a great side dish recipe.
Now that you know all of the best ways to cook corn on the cob (did you know there were so many?), it’s time to dive into some delicious recipes to keep your corn on the cob game fresh all summer long.
Grilled Chili Lemon Corn on the Cob
This is a flavorful twist on a summer favorite: grilled corn on the cob!
Elote Recipe - Authentic Mexican Corn on the Cob
Elote recipe – Mexican Corn on the cob with cheese, mayo, chile and lime. Enjoy this authentic Mexican street food anytime with this easy recipe!
Milk Boiled Corn
Milk Boiled Corn adds a rich and delicious sweetness to your corn.
Chile Lime Grilled Corn on the Cob Recipe
Traditional buttery corn on the cob with a kick! This Chile Lime Grilled Corn on the Cob Recipe is a little spicy, salty, and buttery in every single bite!
Grilled Corn with Feta Cheese and Chives Butter | Corn on the Cob Recipe
Grilled Corn with Feta Cheese and Chives Butter – Delicious and juicy grilled corn on the cob smothered with a creamy feta cheese compound butter!
Chile-Lime Parmesan Corn On The Cob
Chile-lime Parmesan butter is the secret to making delicious, Mexican-style grilled corn on the cob!
Mexican Street Corn | Mexican Corn on the Cob
Easy Mexican Corn on the Cob recipe, also known as Mexican Street Corn made with mayonnaise, lime juice, cojita cheese (also known as queso fresco) and garlic.
Basil Parmesan Grilled Corn on the Cob
Salty, buttery, sweet….Basil Parmesan Grilled Corn on the Cob is the easy side dish your friends and family will devour in minutes. Simple and quick, a surprising spin on the usual summer sweet corn.
Mexican Corn on the Cob with Bacon
How to transform grilled corn on the cob into Mexican corn, with a tasty addition of bacon sprinkled on top. Delicious, flavorful side dish recipe!
Japanese Grilled Corn
Fresh, hot corn straight off the grill is so satisfying. Simply brushed with a mixture of butter, soy sauce and mirin as it grills.
Bacon-Wrapped Sweetcorn - a favourite barbecue recipe for the family
Simply wrap the bacon around and place the whole thing on the grill.
Air Fryer Mexican Street Corn
This Air Fryer Mexican Street Corn recipe is a perfect side that can be enjoyed all year round. Packed with spicy tangy flavors but minus all the slathered calories. Easy peasy and ready in just 15 minutes.
Buffalo-style grilled corn on the cob with vegan blue cheese
Ready to get saucy? Buffalo corn on the cob is grilled and topped with a drizzle of homemade vegan blue cheese dressing. This spicy vegan & gluten-free side dish is a terrific addition to your barbecue or cookout.
Grilled Corn on the Cob with Creamy Avocado Dill Dressing • Happy Kitchen
Perfectly Grilled Corn on the Cob is very juicy and pairs so well with creamy vegan avocado dill dressing. Easy and impressive recipe for your summer barbecue!
Spicy Garlic Grilled Corn on the Cob
This Spicy Garlic Grilled Corn on the Cob is the perfect vegetable side dish for your next get together.
Buttery Smoked Corn on the Cob
Buttery Smoked Corn on the Cob is easy to make, and smoking adds so much flavor it turns a simple side dish into something simply amazing.
Down Home Milk & Honey Corn On The Cob
If you don't try any other new corn recipe this season, try this!