Weekend Cook and Tell Round Up: Kernels of Deliciousness


Crab and Corn Chowder. [Photograph: knowwhey]

Last week for our Weekend Cook and Tell we asked you to share your favorite corn recipes for a challenge we called Kernels of Deliciousness. On or off the cob, baked into bread or pureed into chowder corn proved to be an endless source of ideas for all of you. Let's take a look at some of our favorite corn-centric responses.

Adding a splash of Pernod to knowwhey's Crab and Corn Chowder lent notes of anise.

The secret ingredients to Larikatz's Mexican Creamed Corn recipe are poblano peppers, cherry tomatoes, and jack cheese.

This time of year corn doesn't need too much doctoring-up to be super tasty, cooking4carnivores has been keeping it simple with Butter Grilled Corn on the cob.

lemonfair's favorite new Pasta Salad includes cucumber, halved grapes, feta, basil, and plenty of corn.


Sweet Corn Waffles with Chicken and Zucchini. [Photograph: kaatbaro]

kaatbaro put her own spin of Chicken and Waffles by adding corn to the waffle batter and topping them with chicken and zucchini and a maple gastrique.

Taking a cue from a recipe in Food & Wine misplacedtexan made a batch of light Raw Corn and Cashew Chowder, a delicious way to take advantage of vitamin and mineral rich corn.

MadelynRodriguez's Sopa Paraguaya isn't really a soup, it's more like polenta-meets-cornbread but, looks like a fantastic corn recipe nonetheless.

Thanks to everyone who shucked it up for this week's Weekend Cook and Tell challenge. Be sure to head over to Talk and read about next week's challenge: Squash Invasion!