3 Toppings for Corn on the Cob
In a small bowl, whisk lightly softened unsalted butter with minced fresh basil and grated lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper.
In a mini food processor, coarsely puree oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes with their oil. Season with salt and pepper.
Cacio e Pepe Mayo
In a small bowl, stir freshly grated Pecorino Romano and coarsely ground pepper into mayonnaise.
Corn Goods: Best New Corn Accessories
Courtesy of Chef'n
F&W tested several devices for slicing kernels from the cob; Chefn's Palm-Zipper was the best. $8; amazon.com.
Courtesy of Michael Aram
Michael Aram's new corn picks are a gold-plated, stainless steel upgrade of the cheap plastic kind. $80 for 8; michaelaram.com.
Courtesy of Tommy Bahama
Tommy Bahama weaves corn husks together, dries them, trims them with leather and lines them with linen to make great-looking bags. $145; tommybahama.com.
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Corn cobs are the scratchy (but nonabrasive) material in this Spaghetti Scrubber by Goodbye Detergent. $11; goodbyedetergent.com.
Inspired by Mexican paletas, U.S. artisans are creating fresh-corn ice pops.
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This company sells its pops at Manhattan's Hester Street Fair. lanewyorkina.com.
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In Manhattan's Chelsea Market, this new store makes shaved ice and pops.
The Honolulu company makes a Kahuku ice pop from sweet corn grown on Oahu. onopops.com.
In New Orleans, this shop spikes its corn pops with berries.
This North Carolina chain offers sweet-corn pops as a summer special.
Get Corn Fed
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Here, a few amazing places to eat Southern corn classics like grits and corn bread.
Michael Solomonov serves buttery jalapeño-cheddar corn bread at his fun new Percy Street Barbecue.