Cooking with Sweet Summer Corn: A-Maize-Ing

Besides being my birthday month, August reminds me of the bountiful sweet corn harvest.  I’ve watched many of the farms transform themselves from barren dirt-covered fields to boastful symmetrical rows of the lushest, rigid corn stalks jutting up towards the sky. Lucky for me, all of the farmer’s markets on the east end of Long Island have set up their “Sweet Corn Here” signs to lure consumers (like me) to check out their selection of ears.  Corn ear pyramids piled high on tables decorate the stalls, completing the tail-end summer crop … [Read more...]