In North America, corn is in season all summer long and into the early fall. You can add its sweet flavor to a wide range of dishes, from main courses to desserts. Although corn syrup has earned a bad reputation as an added sugar, fresh sweet corn is full of vitamin A, vitamin B3 and fiber.
Below, you’ll find some of our favorite ways to enjoy this summer staple.
Fresh corn on the cob can be so good that it doesn’t need any fixings, but simple spices can dress up this classic in seconds. Try a Mexican twist with chile powder and lime, or go for garlic powder, a bit of olive oil and a dash of salt.
Corn on the cob with maple-chipotle glaze
If you’re feeling a bit more ambitious about your cobs, check out this recipe for the barbecue. The glaze has a sweet-and-spicy flavor that pairs perfectly with corn.