3. Mix Up a Batch of Corn Salsa
Corn makes a great addition to salsa recipes. The Minimalist Baker has a recipe for Perfect Grilled Corn Salsa. This recipe uses two ears of corn, red onion, tomatoes, and a serrano or jalapeno pepper. You can also try Cookie and Kate’s recipe for Black Bean and Corn Salsa. This recipe combines black beans, corn, tomatoes, green onions, fresh cilantro, and a jalapeno pepper. These summery salsas are a perfect appetizer when served with chips. They also make delicious side dishes on taco night.
2. Bake a Corn Pudding
Corn pudding is a comforting treat on a cooler day. Allrecipes has a recipe for Fresh Corn Pudding that you can make from those extra ears of corn—or ones you buy specifically for this purpose. To make this treat, combine fresh corn kernels with milk, eggs, butter, flour, and sugar and bake in the oven for a satisfying dish. For a different take, try Pioneer Woman’s recipe for Fresh Corn Casserole. This recipe calls for just five ingredients: corn, heavy cream, butter, salt, and pepper.
1. Make Corn Fritters
Corn fritters can be a delightful appetizer or an accompaniment to any meal. The Chunky Chef has a recipe for Sweet Corn Fritters with a Spicy Aioli. This recipe combines corn with milk, eggs, green onions, garlic, cilantro, cornmeal, and flour. The spicy aioli uses mayonnaise, Sriracha sauce, and honey. The Chunky Chef shapes her batter into balls before frying in oil. Meanwhile, Just a Taste has a recipe for Quick and Easy Corn Fritters that you will shape into patties before frying.Related: Eating Corn Can Give You These 7 Healthy Benefits