Monday, July 21, 2008

A Better Way to Butter Corn

We just love to eat corn on the cob every summer. We have it at least once a week while it is in season. And so every summer, I'm so happy I've learned a trick that makes buttering an ear of corn super easy, and also fun for the kids without being messy.

Here's how it works:

  1. Generously butter a piece of bread.
  2. Wrap the slice of bread around a hot ear of corn and slide it all over. The butter will melt off the bread and onto the corn.
  3. Eat and enjoy delicious buttery corn, and a piece of bread that now is slightly sweetened from the corn. No messy hands or dripping butter. Works every time!

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amysfinerthings 7:53 AM  

Good idea, Kate. You could also save the wrappers from your sticks of butter and use them on your ears of corn.

Sonshine 9:42 AM  

Interesting tip! I haven't heard of doing it that way before.

I have a Pampered Chef corn butterer that we use. :)

nessatxmom 1:05 PM  

Wow! I never would have thought of that! Great tip!

Lauren@ThingishThings 9:55 AM  

What a great idea! We used to have a "corn butterer," but somebody left it too close to the pot when boiling the corn and melted it. I'm not saying who ;)

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