8 Recipes to Help You Celebrate Corn on the Cob Day

by Emma Tilden

Happy Corn on the Cob Day!  

Who would have thought there was a day to celebrate corn on the cob?  Well according to Google, the wondrous land of 100% totally true information, today’s the day! 

In honor of this odd holiday, here are 8 corn on the cob recipes to help you get your fill of the crisp, sweet deliciousness of corn with all the hands-on fun of eating it straight off of the cob! 

1)      Basic Boiled Corn on the Cob:

Nothing says summer like fresh corn on the cob, and sometimes a boiled ear of corn with a little salt and butter is all you need! 

2)      Perfectly Grilled Corn on the Cob:

Now that we can finally leave the safety of indoor heating without worrying about frostbite, it’s time to break out the BBQ!  So invite some friends over and grill your heart out!  (Just make sure they save some for you!)

3)      Spicy Cilantro Corn on the Cob:

Looking to spice up your dinner?  Look no farther than this delicious roasted corn recipe which combines the sweetness of corn with the spice of paprika.  Yum! 

4)      Parmesan and Garlic Grilled Corn:

Want a grilled corn recipe with a bit more flavor?  There are so many variations!  And why would you not add cheese and garlic? 

5)      Apple Wood Smoked Corn on the Cob:

Here’s a recipe with an interesting spin: corn smoked and slathered with herb-infused butter.  Is your mouth watering yet?  I know mine is. 

6)      Thai Style Grilled Corn with Roasted Peanuts:

So, Thai food is already one of the more beautiful manifestations of human genius.  So why not combine it with nature’s greatest achievement, fresh corn? 

7)      Mexican Corn on the Cob:

All the flavors you love about grabbing a taco at your local Mexican Restaurant combined with the pure ecstasy of fresh corn.  Who could ask for more? 

8)      Maple Chipotle Grilled Corn on the Cob:



Images courtesy of melskitchencafe.com, foodnetwork.com, eclecticrecipes.com, domesticdivasblog.com, grillinfools.com, ohmyveggies.com, homesicktexan.com, and angiespangies.com.  

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