With its bright color and sweet flavor, corn is a wonderful addition to many dishes. Since it’s freshest in August, corn is often utilized in summer meals as a barbecue side dish or enjoyed straight off the cob. But corn can play a starring role in anything from a hearty seafood chowder to savory tarts and muffins. Below are some of our favorite sweet corn recipes from the Yankee archives.
Who says muffins have to be sweet? Inspired by the savory scones that have become ubiquitous in bakeries and cafés, we created these hearty corn muffins studded with little bits of bacon and green onion. They’re good to serve alone or with eggs, soup, or salad.
Liven up your next barbecue with a batch of grilled corn. This street-food favorite from Mexico really caught our eye and our palate. You can kick up (or turn down) the heat by adjusting the amount of chili you use.