Summer Fest is in full swing and this week we’re celebrating corn, one of summer’s sweetest pleasures. I have many fond memories of eating fresh corn on the cob in summer – sweet and salty and dripping with butter, it was always a welcome treat.
There’s even a special place in my heart for those funky plastic corn holders (shaped like corn cobs, of course) that my grandma would stick into the ends of the cob to keep our fingers clean and unburnt. I can still remember how they felt in my hands as I rolled the hot corn against a cold stick of butter until it was was coated with a thick, drippy layer and the stick of butter had molded itself into a shape more suitable for the task at hand. Continue reading →