Subscribe to Make Magazine Today!

In the Kitchen
kitchen101-howtogrillcorn-grilledcornfinal.jpg
By Katie Goodman
Grilled corn is one of my favorite things about summertime. I love the sweet, juicy kernels. It’s a great accompaniment to any backyard BBQ.
If you’ve never tried grilling corn before, I hope you’ll try it soon. It is simple and has so much flavor.


kitchen101-howtogrillcorn-preparingcorn.jpg

Ingredients

Corn, husks on
Large bowl,
optional
Water, optional
Butter, softened to room temperature
Pastry brush
Gas or charcoal grill
Grill-safe tongs

Directions

Step 1: Preheat grill to medium heat.
Optional: Fill a large bowl with water and soak the corn for 15-30 minutes. This helps the husks not burn, but is not necessary. I like the flavor that the dried husks give the corn.
kitchen101-howtogrillcorn-cleaning.jpg
Step 2: Peel back the husks of the corn, but keep them attached to the cob. Remove all of the silky threads and discard. Rinse the corn.
kitchen101-howtogrillcorn-buttering.jpg
Step 3: Pat the corn dry and then spread with softened butter using a pastry brush. If desired, add salt and pepper or sprinkle with fresh herbs. Pull the husks forward back over the corn kernels.
kitchen101-howtogrillcorn-cornongrill.jpg
Step 4: Grill over medium heat for 25-40 minutes, turning with tongs regularly (every 5-7 minutes), or until kernels are hot and tender.
kitchen101-howtogrillcorn-pullbackhusks.jpg
Optional: During the last 10 minutes, gently peel back the husks using a oven mitt-covered hand, and grill the corn directly on the grill grates. This browns the corn and gives it some grill marks.
Step 5: Let sit until cool enough to handle. Peel back the husks, discard them, and serve the corn.

About the Author:
author_katiegoodman2.jpg

Katie Goodman blogs at goodLife {eats} where she shares what she finds good in the kitchen and in life through recipes, family memories, and yummy photography. She also works as a freelance food writer and photographer for various sites. Outside of cooking, Katie loves reading, gardening, visiting family, and attending the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she resides with her husband and two children.

DG

DG


40 Responses to Kitchen 101: How to Grill Corn on the Cob

Your Thoughts?

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  1. el tarot on said:

    I believe you are right completely..

  2. The Best Spinner on said:

    Your precisely correct on this writing!

  3. 5forfree program on said:

    That’s very revealing piece!!

  4. full legal serial, Colasoft MAC Scanner Pro, ArcSoft Perfect365, Cyber on said:

    What an all ’round great blog post.

  5. property insurance on said:

    That was instructive article..

  6. cigarette électronique on said:

    I believe you are right completely.

  7. FREE SOFTWARE on said:

    I do not disagree with you!!!

  8. uggs laarzen kopen on said:

    I couldnt think you are more right..

  9. Great wallpaper website online on said:

    This post couldnt be more on the level.

  10. apartamento en roda de bara on said:

    I believe you are right completely.

  11. rumah, omah on said:

    Remarkably well executed piece of writing.

  12. abaca furniture on said:

    I do not disagree with this writing!!

  13. insurance wakefield on said:

    This makes great sense to anyone!!

  14. greenback on said:

    Incredibly well written piece of writing.

  15. acheter des backlinks on said:

    Thank goodness some bloggers can write. Thank you for this blog…

  16. Table Saw on said:

    This definitely makes great sense to me!!!

  17. moncler zomerjassen dames on said:

    This definitely makes perfect sense to anyone!!!

  18. Canvas Tote Bags on said:

    Very informational blog..

  19. examples of things to say to talk dirty on said:

    Your totally right with this piece…

  20. optimiser un site internet on said:

    I agree completely!

  21. I believe you are right completely!!

  22. I couldnt agree with you more.

  23. como eliminar celulitis on said:

    Terrific piece of writing.

  24. rebuild credit on said:

    This definitely makes perfect sense to anyone.

  25. carpet cleaner coventry on said:

    That was very communicative article.

  26. get free facebook likes on said:

    Particularly well written read!

  27. handmade glass on said:

    That was a really fun article.

  28. piment Espelette on said:

    You couldnt be more on the level!

  29. cheap flat screen tv on said:

    Thank god some bloggers can write. Thank you for this piece of writing.

  30. cigarette électrique on said:

    I couldn’t think you are more right!!

  31. chicago wedding photographer on said:

    This could be this blogs best piece to date!!

  32. tarot economico on said:

    Could be the best piece of writing on here.

  33. what is dyscalculia on said:

    That was a frankly incredible writing!

  34. gas plumbers on said:

    This surely makes great sense to anyone!!!

  35. interpretacion cartas del tarot on said:

    Thank god some bloggers can still write. My thanks for this post!

  36. telefe vivo on said:

    I believe you are right completely!!!

  37. how to get backlinks to my website on said:

    What an all round well written blog post!

  38. myeduaccount on said:

    Some descriptive blog!!!

  39. roussebrune on said:

    What a well written blog…

  40. www.radioairplaypros.com on said:

    That’s an all around amazing piece.

Related Supplies at Maker Shed