Reader Comments: Corn, and More Corn

by in Reader Tips & Comments, August 7, 2010

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How do you like your corn seasoned? We asked you to tell us your favorite ways to season corn on the cob and you gave us some unique ideas for how to shake up our corn-flavoring routine.

Versatile and flavorful, corn adds the perfect crunch of sweetness to many dishes — see all the suggestions from this week’s Cornapalooza. . But sometimes we just want to enjoy the simplicity of eating corn straight from the cob, without frills. And a little help from the right herbs and spices can take corn on the cob to the next level.

Instead of resorting to the go-to butter, salt and pepper option, how about adding garlic, parmesan and chives to the butter for more complex flavor? Or, if you’re a purist, plain ole’ corn on the cob with nothing on it can taste pretty wholesome and tasty too, as one reader explained.

From Healthy Eats:

“I love smoked paprika on my corn…with salt & butter.” – Marla, via Healthy Eats

From Twitter:

“Tony Chachere’s Original Creole Seasoning and a little I can’t believe it’s not butter.”–  @JamieAnnsays, via Twitter

“Shake on a little pizza seasoning and a little Parmesan.” — @damoncrawley, via Twitter

“Top my corn after its been grilled with not a thing, Juicy and still taste great!!!” — @chocolatedoss, via Twitter

Rachel is a Food Network intern from the University of Michigan. She loves to travel and sample healthy, regional dishes, but enjoys indulging in good, old-fashioned ice cream every now and then.

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Comments (162)

  1. Jodi Denton says:

    My son, Dyllon, came up with a winning idea for the show "Chopped". He says that adults should cook and the kids should be the judges for an episode. He also says that if this idea is as awesome to you as it is to him that he would LOVE to be on the show!!!

  2. Heidi Van Becelaere says:

    No offense meant to the family of Farmhouse Rules, but I have to turn the show off, as soon as it is on. I learn nothing useful about cooking, and her voice is worse, than chalk on the chalkboard. Where is our Paula?! Suck it up, and bring her back. Even Cleveland, is willing to bring back Labron

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