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Forget what you've heard, choosing corn is easy, and here's 12 ways to cook it
Forget what you've heard, choosing corn is easy, and here are 12 ways to cook it

There are so many myths about buying corn. It needs to be cooked as soon as its picked or it won’t be sweet. White corn is better than yellow,  or vice versa. Relax, it’s not that complicated. In the first place, most of the corn you’ll buy today will be pretty sweet even if it was harvested a couple of days ago. Thanks to some ingenious plant breeders, new varieties of corn don’t convert sugar to starch with nearly the speed they used to. Of course, lovers of old-timey corn now claim that these new types lack the creamy texture and “corny” flavor of the cobs of their childhoods, and there is truth to both of those complaints. You win some, you lose some. I’d say overall we’ve come out...

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