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Griddle Miso Corn Cakes

Griddle miso corn cakes

I’m a Jersey girl and one thing I know for sure, when it’s hazy, hot and miserable outside, there’s fresh corn to be had. That’s right, it’s in heaping piles from farm stands to supermarkets along with giant trash cans so people can peel away the husks and inspect the kernels. It’s not unusual to saddle up to the corn heap, elbow out your neighbor, rip apart the corn and only buy the good ones. I on the other hand grab and go because this time of year there’s really no bad corn. When I can’t eat one more perfect ear, I make griddle miso corn cakes. They’re as easy as pancakes and the miso gives them a burst of flavor that’s a great addition to any meal.

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Roasted Corn Elote Dip

Roasted Corn Elote Dip

If you aren’t familiar with roasted corn elote dip, it’s street food from Mexico and just as popular as the dirty water dogs sold on the streets of NYC. It’s basically corn on the cob, that’s placed on a stick and grilled or roasted.  Then, the charred corn is slathered with lime, mayo and grated cheese. Secrets of a Home Cook likes roasted corn elote dip so everyone can enjoy it. It’s super easy to make with the flexibility of fresh or frozen corn. Believe me, this recipe works just as well with a bag of corn from the freezer with this bonus: you can make it all year long (not just corn season).

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