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.
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!
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 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!
Bacon-Wrapped Sweetcorn - a favourite barbecue recipe for the family
Simply wrap the bacon around and place the whole thing on the grill.
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!