Summer Soiree: 4 Cobs, 4 Ways

By: Camilla Brandfield-Harvey

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

From ear to ear, no two cobs of corn are the same. Consider those kernels a canvas for your culinary creativity, whether that involves slathering on spices, drizzling on oil or rolling them in a pinch of pepper. Stumpted? Here are four ways to add global gusto to your hometown husk.

1. Grilled Corn on the Cob with Lime Butter: Tyler applies a three-layered coating of lime butter, queso and ancho chile powder for a smooth and spicy cob that ignites the taste buds (pictured above).

Photo by: Tara Donne

Tara Donne

2.  Iowan Grilled Sweet Corn on the Cob: As a nod to the Hawkeye State, this corn needs only a pat of garlic butter to tease out its sweetness.

RE-0103 Mexican Street Corn

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Matt Armendariz, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

3. Mexican Street Corn: Inspired by the popular Mexican snack, these cobs sport an easy-to-prep chile mayonnaise and a lime garnish.

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

4. Corn on the Cob with Parmesan Cheese: Giada's boiled corn brings essential Italian flavors to the table with a melted garlic-Parmesan coating and sprinkle of parsley.

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The Cultural Dish: New England Seafood Boil
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