How To Recipe For Cooking Pefect Stovetop Corn. The Corn Cob Doll. Drink Corn Silk Tea.
Corn Cooked On Stove.
Grilling corn is a great way to cook it, but we usually cook ours on top of the stove. First buy some fresh good sweet corn. We always buy from the corn man. The corn man is in town almost every day. He goes down south to get his corn. It's so good, not tough at all.
He told my husband he put his kids through college selling corn. I believe this is true. He has been here for years and everyone knows him.
We've done our corn this way for years. If you don't want sugar in your life then I guess this won't be the recipe for you.
It is brought to a boil but not boiled in the sugar so I think the sugar pretty much stays in the water when you take the corn out.
Items You Will Need.
1 Large Duch Oven with lid
Corn skewers (optional)
This recipe will work for 6-7 ears of corn.
- Enough to Cover Corn Water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 dozen fresh corn on the cob
- as needed unsalted butter
- shaker salt
- Shuck the corn first. I run a dish towel around the corn to get rid of all the silks. Rinse in cold water.
- Place the 12 ears of shucked corn in the dutch oven add enough cold water to cover corn. Add 1 cup of sugar. Place on burner, turn on high. Bring corn to a boil and remove completely from burner once it hits the boil, cover for 20 minutes. Do Not Keep Boiling. Ready to eat. If you keep boiling you will make this corn tough.
Rate This Corn On the Cob Recipe
The Way We Eat It.
The sugar makes corn tender even if the ear of corn is not so great.
When corn is done eat with butter and salt. This is the way my husband eats it. I don't, I eat mine plain and I think it's just as good. He believes Paula Deen, "Everything is better with butter."
Corn Nutrition Value
|Serving size: 1|
|Calories from Fat||18|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 2 g||3%|
|Saturated fat 0 g|
|Carbohydrates 29 g||10%|
|Sugar 5 g|
|Fiber 4 g||16%|
|Protein 5 g||10%|
|Cholesterol 0 mg|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|
How To Save Corn For Next Day.
The easiest and quickest way to remove corn silk from ears of fresh corn is to rub them with a vegetable brush under running water.
This corn will be just as good the next day as the first day. I put it in the refrigerator in a bowl or ziploc bag until the next day. The next day you can remove the corn from the bag and wrap each cob in a paper towel but in the microwave for 30-second increments until it's heated through. Each microwave is different so you just have to keep checking it every 30 seconds. You don't want to overcook just heat them up.
When you have left over corn remove the corn from the cob with a sharp knife, freeze in a freezer bag or container.
Take the cobs and some of the corn silk, cook them in water for soup, strain. I did this last week I put the cobs in my slow cooker and cooked most of the day saved the water and made soup from it the next day.
Save Cornhusk For A Doll
Save the husk from the corn and make a corn husk doll. Here is instruction on HubPages on how to make those dolls. HOW TO MAKE CORN HUSK DOLL by Maren Morgan M-T.
The dolls were made by settlers for their children. Indians used corn husk dolls to make spiritual messenger. They are easy to make and are very cute for a kitchen. Make a kitchen witch from them or an angel for your tree. You can buy the husk already dried but why not use what you have and dry your own.
Don't forget to use every bit of the corn, use the silks to make tea. The corn silk tea has many health benefits.
Check out WebMd.com on corn silk.
Cooking and Shucking Corn in Microwave.
You can also cook corn in the microwave. It takes four minutes for each ear. The silk and the husk will come right off. Don't burn yourself while doing this.
Cooking and Shucking Corn From The Microwave
How about granny's fried corn. Get your corn ready first. Heat up grease in a pan. Roll your corn in cornmeal, flour, salt and pepper place in hot grease fry until golden brown. You can add spices to your corn if you like right along with the flour mixture.
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