Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Corn-on-the-Cob Trick

I found a new trick for a quick and easy way to avoid fighting with de-silking corn on the cob.  It really works!  First, take a couple of ears of corn and leave them in the husk.  Don't do anything to them at all.  Just cook them in the microwave for 8-10 min.  Use oven mitts when removing them from the microwave.  (Trust me, you need the oven mitts.  I found that out the hard way.)  Then, cut off the non-tassled end...all the way through...husk, cob and all.  Invert and slide cob of annoying silks.  Assume the elbows-out position and dig in!