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Article: Sweet corn: pass the floss, please....: Microwave Your Corn for Dinner Tonight!

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mammaw_12
Lanexa, VA

August 28, 2009
3:22 AM

Post #6996532

We love preparing fresh corn on the cob in our microwave.
So easy, delicious! Also . . . the silks just fall off.
How to Process:
Cut both ends off the corn back to the good kernels.
LEAVE THE SHUCK ON.
Put in microwave and cook for 3-4 minutes per ear of corn.
Remove from microwave carefully - I use oven mits. Let it
set a couple minutes to cool.
Holding the corn with oven mit or a paper towel, pull the shuck off.
Most of the silk will just fall off. Any remaining silks come off easily if you brush it with a paper
towel.
Butter, salt/pepper to taste. Enjoy
Sometimes I prefer to cut the kernels off & eat w/fork (less flossing that way).
Be sure to scrape the cob to get the inside and the 'milk' (best part of the corn).
Dea
Frederick, MD
(Zone 6a)

August 28, 2009
11:52 AM

Post #6997060

Thanks!
wannadanc
Olympia, WA

July 4, 2011
6:31 AM

Post #8671187

I no longer use the water bath - microwaved corn is the BEST!!!!!!!! No muss, no fuss, and ready almost faster than I am!!!!!!!!!!
DumbBlonde
Texarkana, TX

July 5, 2011
4:43 AM

Post #8673121

I put my corn, unshucked, on a wet paper towel with s&p, butter, and Tony's Chachere's on for 3 minutes and you will have some good Cajun microwaved corn.
wannadanc
Olympia, WA

July 5, 2011
9:17 AM

Post #8673610

DumbBlonde - it sounds as if the butter, S&P, and Cajun spice goes on OUTSIDE??? ON husk surface???? I am just having a hard time imagining this. Please clarify what part I don't get??? Thanks

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