How to cook corn on the cob

Anna Jones’s recipes with corn on the cob

Corn on the cob is cheap, delicious and a cinch to cook: these recipes for a bright cornbread brunch and an acidic green chutney will enhance the natural sweetness of this beloved summer staple

Char-grilled corn on the cob with herb dip

Bring your BBQ to life with these colourful corn on the cobs. Sweet, succulent and a fabulous way to get your five-a-day!

Char-Grilled Corn on the Cob

Soaking corn cobs in salted water adds flavour and allows them to steam in their husks when cooked on the barbecue simple and delicious!

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Corn on the Cob vs. Corn Kernels

Before you can start cooking, you must decide if you want corn on the cob or corn kernels with your meal. Corn on the cob can be bought fresh from supermarkets, especially during the later summer seasons. Kernels can be bought frozen or freshly sliced off the cob.

Grilled Chicken with Whiskey Barebecue Sauce and Spicy Slaw

Chef Kelly Liken of Restaurant Kelly Liken in Vail, CO always brings Leopold Bros. or Stranahan’s small-batch Colorado Whiskey (both from Denver) and a bag of ice cubes when she camps. Don’t forget to pack a heatproof brush for basting the chicken, too.