Use this tag for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with corn as an ingredient. Questions about dishes which include corn, but are not focused on corn, should not use this tag.

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Tips for Removing Silk from Corn?

Does anyone have any tips for how to easily and quickly remove silk from ears of corn? I find that it takes a long time to pick it all out.
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How should I choose corn?

What should I look for when I'm buying corn on the cob? We have a lot of roadside corn stands where we live, and I'm never sure how to pick the best ears.
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What's a good technique for cooking fresh corn in the microwave?

What techniques for cooking fresh corn in the microwave give good results? Should I peel it, should I add water, salt, butter, etc.
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How do you cook corn on the cob on BBQ?

Do you remove peel and wrap it in tin foil ? Do you put it directly on gril (with peel) ? How much time ?