Yes, corn is a year-round staple, but summer is definitely its time to shine. Use these tools to help you enjoy its golden goodness.
Worried about handling hot corn? These silicon corn holders can withstand high heat, just screw them in before you microwave or boil ears of corn. With the clear case, it's easy to store and transport to your neighbor’s potluck.
To buy: $33, wayfair.com.
Ensure that your butter-to-corn ratio is on point with this stainless steel and beech wood tool. Slice into a stick of butter using its curved blade and then flip the utensil over to rub the delicious flavor over the ear of corn.
To buy: $13, williams-sonoma.com.
Sorrento Collection Stoneware Corn-on-the-Cob Dishes
Save room on your plate for the BBQ entree and baked beans and give your ear of corn a throne of its own. These white stoneware dishes are embossed to mimic the food they are made to contain. Sold in a set of two, they can be arranged at every place setting to brighten up the table.
To buy: $14, amazon.com.
Open Kitchen Corn Picks
These stainless steel and coiled corn holders are quite the upgrade from your basics and won’t break the bank. The picks are dishwasher safe so there’s no need to waste time scrubbing all their nooks and crannies. Never find yourself searching for that lost pick—this set comes collected on a circular clasp for easy storage.
To buy: $10, williams-sonoma.com.
Schmidt Brothers Corn Holders
Simple and stylish, these acacia wood corn holders are the perfect complement to any table. Purchase them as a hostess gift or buy a set for your own home. With a unique wood-grain pattern and strong dual-pronged grip, these will be your go-to when serving corn.
To buy: $16, schmidtbrothersinc.com.
Need just the kernels to make your famous corn salsa? With a flexible grip and angled, serrated blade, this peeler removes them from the cob with ease. It works for both righties and lefties and comes with a plastic blade cover to protect your fingers when stowed in a drawer between uses.
To buy: $10, oxo.com.
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