Now is the moment when fresh sweet corn is piling in almost faster than you can eat it. You’ve been waiting for it all year and you’re gorging yourself silly on it, but are you starting to wonder how you can keep up? Deborah DeBord has a few tips for getting corn off the cob so you can use them in other dishes. —Mi Ae
Peel the husks and save them for tamales, other preps, or husk dolls. Remove every last string of silk by twisting the cob on your palm. Rinse. Blanch for one minute if you will be freezing. Select a method for dekerneling, choosing one that feels fast, efficient, and safe for your style:
— From Barn Bits: Picked at the Peak, by Deborah DeBord, Ph.D.
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