How to remove corn from the cob quickly and easily

Keeps those kernels under control with this simple kitchen trick.

While fresh corn is delicious grilled and eaten straight from the cob, the sweet kernels also make a great addition to summer salads and sides. But, since removing corn from the cob can be a messy job, here’s an easy way to keep those kernels under control.

Kitchen note: Sweet corn season only lasts until early fall, so make sure to pick up a bushel on your next farmers’ market trip.

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