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I'm pretty sure my family could sustain exclusively on watermelon and corn on the cob during the summer months. Of course, we eat a lot of other things too, but suffice to say, we go through a lot of melons and ears! Even my four year old, the pickiest eater on the planet, can chow down on corn with the best of 'em, and he's perfected his very machine -like chomping technique. (It's impressive.)

Related: Our favorite corn salsa recipe

8 Delicious Corn on the Cob Recipes

Corn on the cob is so simple. You can boil it. You can grill it. You can roast it. You can eat it plain or slather on butter and sprinkle on some salt and pepper. But you can try some other delicious toppings too! Corn doesn't have to be Plain Jane. You can take it up a notch and use it as a vehicle for some serious flavor and spice.

To celebrate National Corn on the Cob Day (June 11th if you were wondering) and welcome the season of husking, I've rounded up eight absolutely delicious recipes. The only question: Do you eat your corn on the cob it in straight lines or in circles?!

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Grilled Corn With Fresh Herb Butter

Use the fresh herbs from your garden for this recipe. Grilled Corn With Fresh Herb Butter via Peters Food Adventures.

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Crock-Pot Corn on the Cob

We love whipping out the slow cooker whenever we can. Thumbs up to this Crock-Pot Corn on the Cob via Spicy Southern Kitchen.


Mexican Corn on the Cob

Kick it up a notch with your Southwestern nights with Mexican Corn on the Cob via Damn Delicious.

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Roasted Chipotle Honey Life Butter Corn

This creamy grilled corn recipe is the new star of the summer: Roasted Chipotle Honey Life Butter Corn via Carlsbad Cravings.


Peruvian Street Corn

The Peruvian staple known as Aji sauce makes this recipe sing: Peruvian Street Corn via Cupcakes and Kale Chips


Corn on the Cob With Creamy Jalapeño Sauce

If you like a little kick with your corn, try this recipe: Corn on the Cob With Creamy Jalapeño Sauce via Joyful Healthy Eats


Cheesy Roasted Garlic Corn on the Cob

Cheesy, tangy and with just a touch of heat, you'll love Cheesy Roasted Garlic Corn on the Cob via Just a Taste.

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Kicked-Up Corn on the Cob

A BBQ spice blend makes this recipe a winner: Kicked-Up Corn on the Cob via Cook This Again Mom.


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