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HomeDecGal Chow…Roasted Corn

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HomeDecGal Chow…Roasted Corn

 

Summer has arrived and that means fresh corn. Delicious, sweet, crunchy, fabulous corn.

I usually boil corn and cut if off the cob.  It is easier to eat and I can to scrape the cobs for added yummy, starchy goodness.  I like to keep it simple and season with butter, sea salt, fresh ground pepper and hot pepper flakes.

Tonight I planned to cook steaks for HomeDecGuy and me.  It is just the two of us so there was plenty of room on the grill.  I thought I would give grilled corn a try.  I have experienced grilled corn that was chewy and dry.  That is why I never put one of my favorite vegetables on the fire.  I looked online for recipe ideas and found this easy method at www.allrecipes.com for grilled corn in the husk.

We loved it!  I might not ever boil summer corn again.

Here is how:

Peel back the husks and remove the silks.  Wash in cold water and sprinkle with salt, pepper and a few pats of butter.

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Wrap the husks back over the seasoned corn.

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Wrap the ear of corn in foil.  This will let the corn steam so it will not be dry or burned.

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Cook on a medium grill about twenty minutes, turning occasionally.

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When you unwrap the foil the corn is roasted on the outside and juicy on the inside and it smells wonderful!

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Wishing you a wonderful summer filled with all your favorite foods!

Susan

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Comments

  1. Liz Chun at Jul 11, 2013 09:30:05

    What great ideas you have! I’d love to get heads ups so I don’t don’t miss your future blogs! Thanks, Liz

  2. HomeDecGal at Jul 11, 2013 10:16:14

    Hello Liz, You can stay in touch by following me on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/homedecgal and thank you!


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