Saturday, July 9, 2011

Grilled Corn

Good evening from Applejack Lane.  My hairdresser, Norman, persuaded me to grill corn this evening for dinner.  It was great!  Since there was only two of us, I just fixed three ears.
First of all, the corn must be young and fresh-an absolute must.  Corn that is too old is just hard and tasteless!  I always sneak a peak in the market to see if it meets the standards that my dad and mom taught me to look for.  And this time of the year, country markets get the best if you don't have your own garden!
Here is what I did.
1.  Peel back the husk, but don't tear away..
2.  Remove the silk.
3.  For 3 ears, I used about 1/4 stick of BUTTER! ( Does this sound like Paula Deen?)
4.  Sprinkle with parsley.  I have my own supply dried from my herb garden.
5.  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and a little salt.
6.  Rewrap the green husk over the corn.
7.  Tie with a string to keep husk around the ear.
8.  Soak corn in a deep pan of water for about 20 minutes.
9.  Grill corn for about 20-25 minutes, turning several times.  The husks will get dry but should not catch on fire.  I put the ears on a second grilling ledge so it does not get too close to the flame.
10.  Remove ears from the grill and discard the husks.  The corn is buttered and seasoned, ready to eat.
11.  Enjoy!



TheRustyThimble said...

I soak mine in sugar water
Have you ever tried deep fried corn on the cob is is delish

Bonnie @ The Boatwright Family said...

Ooh, it looks delicious! I made a similar version a week or so ago and will get the photos out on the blog soon. Hope you had a great dinner with your hubby.

Diann said...

Oh, this is one of my favorite things about summer....grilling on on the cob! It taste so fantastic I have to be careful not to turn it into my meal! LOL. Thank you for dropping by my blog and good luck with drying your parsley! Have a lovely Sunday!

Paula said...

I love corn on the cobb and agree that it must be young, tender, and fresh. Usually I boil mine but your grilling method sounds too good not to try.

Cooley's Corner said...

I love it on the grill. i soak in water for 20-30 min, and cook on lower rack untill the husk starts to almost blacken. i do not remove the husk until ready to eat. i may try your style as well. yes on the deep fried corn. how sweet it is.

Snap said...

Yummy, indeed! My mouth is watering!!!!! Have a great week!

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady.
I also love grill corn. This looks so yummm with lots of butter. Im your newest follower on your lovely blog.
I hope you come over and join my Tablescapes. I hope you also have a Great Week sweet lady.
XXOO Diane

Scribbler said...

This looks incredible! I haven't tried doing it with the husks on because I wondered if they wouldn't burn. I guess you answered my question!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

The corn looks great! I haven't had any local corn yet, but I look forward to it:@)

The Tablescaper said...

This sounds wonderful. I'm with you, I need a little persuading to grill my corn.

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- The Tablescaper

Sue said...

Joan- I would never have thought to put parmesan cheese in with the butter- it sounds wonderful! I went to the Farmer's Market yesterday and bought some fresh corn. I think we'll be eating this recipe tonight. Thanks for sharing. :-) Sue

KDinOK said...

Love fixing corn this way! Your picture is amazing.