Food Trends

These Cactus-Shaped Corn Cob Holders Are Cute and Practical

Summer is full of fresh and delicious produce. While strawberries and peaches are perfect for desserts like Summer Berry Pie and Peach Galette, I personally think corn is the tastiest seasonal offering. I love the slight sweetness that corn brings to dishes—plus, it’s full of B vitamins, iron, protein, and potassium. While there are many […]


Corn with a Kick

Rate Comment Save Share Print Total Time Prep/Total Time: 20 min. Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 1 tablespoon butter 2 cups whole kernel corn 1/4 cup diced tomato 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper Cayenne pepper to taste Directions In a large saucepan or cast iron skillet, […]


Tamales With Rajas and Oaxacan Cheese Recipe

Tamales filled with roasted poblanos and melted Oaxacan cheese.[Photographs: Joshua Bousel] This insanely delicious tamale filling is also one of the easiest—fruity roasted poblano peppers paired with strands of melted mild Oaxacan cheese. It’s a minimal combo that delivers a lot of flavor within a light and tender tamale dough. Why It Works Roasting the […]

Everyday Meals

Fluffy Corn Pudding

Active Time: 15 MinsTotal Time1 Hour 5 Mins Yield: Serves 8 There are many recipes for corn pudding out there, but this one is a must-try because it bakes up wonderfully light, like cross between a custard and a souffle. The secret? Pureeing a portion of the corn kernels in the food processor until they […]

Ingredients & Preparation

Creamed Corn Grits

Active Time: 1 HRTotal Time3 HR 40 MIN Yield: Serves : 6 to 8 With no cream or butter to dull the flavor, this dish showcases the sweetness and versatility of corn. The creaminess comes from the corn itself. The creamed corn may seem a little loose at first, but it will continue to thicken […]

Everyday Meals

Fregola Salad with Corn and Snap Peas

Active time: 5 min. Total time:5 min. Yield: Serves 6-8 as a side dish, or 3-4 as a main While this salad is wonderful as a side dish, it also can be the base of a wonderful meal. Fregola shines best with a light coating of a flavorful oil, a good seasoning with salt and […]


Corn Pudding/Sweet Corn Casserole

Ingredients 6 large eggs – beaten 2 sticks butter – melted 1-16 ounce tub sour cream 2 cans – 15 ounce whole corn – undrained 2 cans – 15 ounce creamed corn 2 boxes – 8.5 ounce jiffy corn muffin mix 1 cup sugar 2 tsp vanilla Salt & Pepper – if preferred Steps Preheat […]


Black Bean Cilantro Corn Salsa

Ingredients 1/2 of a dry pint cherry tomatoes — diced 1/4 of red bell pepper — diced 1/2 cup black beans – canned — rinsed and drained 1/2 cup corn — drained (I like fresh corn stripped from the cob during the summer time 🙂 1/4 cup cilantro chopped 2 cloves garlic — finely chopped […]