There are few things that taste better than fresh summer corn. When it's the height of the season, the kernels are sweeter than candy and juicy, too. Regular ol' corn on the cob is food that's fit for a king, but that doesn't mean that it can't be improved upon. With compound butters, fresh herbs and lots of cheese, there are many easy ways to upgrade this classic corn dish.
Since the season is short, we recommend you start right away with these eight recipes. And when you're ready to take the corn off the cob, we've got delicious ideas for how to do that too -- see below.
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