National Corn on the Cob Day
The smell of grilled meat fills air at the height of summer under a cornflower-blue sky with cotton-ball clouds. The children are playing in the creek and the adults are setting up picnic tables with red solo cups, checkered tablecloths and paper plates.
A giant bowl is placed in the middle of the table, covered with aluminum foil. Steam gently escapes from the edges. It smells delicious, buttery corn on a cob.
Corn on the Cob Day is a celebration of events such as these, indoors or outdoors. It recalls the joy of gathering with family around the most delicious healthy summer cookout treat.
It’s Corn On The Cob Day!
The history of Corn on the Cob Day dates back to before European settlers arrived in America. Corn, a new world plant that is native to America, was first enjoyed by Native Americans before westerners discovered the land.
Corn has been featured in many dishes around the globe since then. The by-products from corn have been used in literally millions of products. High fructose corn syrup can be found in nearly every candy and almost every carbonated drink in the United States. Oil, cereals, breads, and fuel are all other corn products.
There are many varieties of corn on the cob. There’s the classic yellow corn, but you can also eat white or mixed corn on the cob.
Almost every corn type can be made into corn on the corn cob using different methods. Each corn variety brings its own unique flavor and tastes. With a little corn on cob, there are endless possibilities for delicious meals and amazing flavors.
Corn on the Cob Day allows you to enjoy a variety of flavors, grab some butter, and enjoy corn on the cob.
It’s easy and fun to celebrate Corn on the Cob Day. These ideas will help you celebrate or come up with new ones.
Begin by boiling some corn on the cob. It takes only a few minutes to cook in the water. Enjoy it with butter and salt.
This opens up a world of possibilities. You can also wrap the corn on the cob with aluminum foil, and roast it on the charcoal grill or on the campfire until it is absolutely bursting with flavor.
Everyone knows that corn on a cob requires butter, but it can also be delicious on its own. You don’t have to stop there, as there are many other recipes that you can try. You can start by using butter to make a base and then sprinkle the corn on top with your choice of seasonings. You can use simple salt to make it taste good, but you can also season the corn with pepper or any other spices that appeal to your tastes.
These are some of the varieties you should try:
Despite corn being a staple in many households’ kitchens, not everyone knows these interesting facts about it. Although yellow is the most popular corn color, it can be grown to be green, blue-gray and red. These are just a few fun facts about corn.