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Old 10-25-2009, 01:28 AM   #1
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Corn on the cob

Anyone have any tips or gadgets for getting corn off of the cob? I usually just use a knife, but wondering if anyone has a better method?
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Old 10-25-2009, 04:32 AM   #2
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HERE is a gadget that I have used...I don't deem it a "better" method necessarily
but, it does work. I prefer a very sharp knife and technique.

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Old 10-25-2009, 10:33 AM   #3
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I just use my teeth.
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Old 10-25-2009, 12:57 PM   #4
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I just use my teeth.
Me too!!
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Old 10-25-2009, 01:05 PM   #5
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Gadgets: Help with the job of getting kernels off the cob - The Boston Globe
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Old 10-25-2009, 06:29 PM   #6
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I use a knife and a bundt pan. Place the corn on top of the funnel of the bundt pan, usinfg the knife remove the kernels, the pan will catch them all. I have a gadget that wasn't very expensive, it is suposed to adjust to the different thickness of the cob but it really doesn"t work that great.
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Old 10-25-2009, 07:12 PM   #7
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Is something like this what you're talking about, Nyeer?



My grandma had one something like the one Uncle Bob posted.

I'm cheap ... I just use a good sharp knife. I'll have to try that bundt pan idea ...

Now, for creamed corn ... this has to be the ultimate tool:

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Old 10-25-2009, 08:53 PM   #8
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Yes Michael, that's the one I have in the bottom of my kitchen drawer.
I loved your tool to cream corn :) Where did you get that?
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Old 10-25-2009, 10:39 PM   #9
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DC cracks me up!
I think I will shuck my knife and start using a tweezer for my corn kernels.
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Old 10-27-2009, 03:19 PM   #10
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Nyeer, I found that little gizmo at Lee's ... watch the video, they have a corn cutter that looks just like the creamer but is basically just a larger diameter piece of PVC pipe with the corn cutter you have mounted in it.

I can just see Alton Brown playing with one of these ...
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