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Old 06-18-2015, 11:03 AM   #11
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... I thought soaking the corn before grilling was to prevent the husks from catching on fire. I've never tried grilling without soaking, but I can see how the flavor would probably be a little different.
I thought it was so that the corn would steam inside the husk. That's what my dad told me anyway Now I sometimes grill it without the husk to get nice char marks and flavor on the kernels.
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That is a very useful video. Thanks Andy!
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I thought it was so that the corn would steam inside the husk. That's what my dad told me anyway Now I sometimes grill it without the husk to get nice char marks and flavor on the kernels.

Using the microwave method without soaking results in hot, moist steamed corn.
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Using the microwave method without soaking results in hot, moist steamed corn.
Yup, I've done that, too.
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Using the microwave method without soaking results in hot, moist steamed corn.
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Yup, I've done that, too.

My point was you don't need to soak corn to provide moisture for steaming. The corn's internal moisture does the trick.
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I did 2 ears (one at a time) the other day for lunch. I worked slick as can be. I found one small piece if silk on one of the ears.
That was to floss your teeth with when you were finished eating.
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How does Microwave corn taste compared to boiled corn?
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How does Microwave corn taste compared to boiled corn?
Delicious!
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How does Microwave corn taste compared to boiled corn?
The same
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