Mr. Handy's Outrageously Delectable Sweet Corn with Bacon

The weather is cooling down, the fire pits are lighting up and dinners on the deck are a must during the fall!  As we are finishing up the summer vegetable season, Mr. Handy and I are making the most of the veggies that are available to enjoy before they are completely out of season.  Today's post is:  Mr....more

Corn Chowder

I must admit this is really good! Any time you are going to make a soup with corn, add in the cobs; you get a ton of flavour from doing that. This is a hearty stick-to-your-ribs chowder that still has butter and cream but a marginal amount. So while this tastes rich and heavy, you’re not going to feel weighed down after eating it. ...more

Indian Style Grilled Corn

Chorizo Corn Chowder

 I love this chowder because it is so sooooo easy  and can easily be adapted for any level of spiciness. If you are sensitive to spice, the chorizo itself will provide a little kick but if you like it hotter, add the red pepper flakes or a pich of cayanne. If you are watching your waistline, you can use lowfat milk but of calories be damned, the heavy cream makes this wonderfully rich....more

Meatless Monday: One Pot Wonder Southwest Pasta

One pot wonder southwest pasta is a vegetarian meal that only takes 25 minutes to prepare from start to finish....more

Best & Worst Ways to Cook Corn

Boiling corn is the worst way to cook it (yet the most common way). Boiling dissolves the majority of it’s nutrients into the water. The best way to cook corn is to microwave or grill your ears (of corn). This way, the corn retains all of those wonderful nutrients and tastes delicious....more

Pickled Corn with Red Onion and Cilantro

Oh my. This sounds really good.more

Tooth Fairy-Approved: Corn Crab Salad With Pepita Pesto

Matthew lost his third tooth this week and was giddy with excitement. That night, he jumped right into bed; there were no please to watch more TV, no arguments about brushing teeth, no last-minute trips to the kitchen for water. At first light, he popped out of his room waving the dollar bill he had earned from the Tooth Fairy.  I was half asleep but I do believe the clock read 5:15…. Image: Courtesy of House of Bedlam ...more

Mexican street corn fresh rolls.

Recipes for Mexican street corn have been sweeping the internet lately. It’s sort of a thing. At first I thought it was all a little bit of overkill, but then I made some for myself, and -holy hell- was it good. ...more

Indian Inspired Hash of Midwestern Garden Veggies

When I first started loving international food, I had trouble figuring out how to incorporate my favorite "New World" summer produce, especially ones not often seen in Asian food, like corn. But lately I have figured out that corn and potatoes make a beautiful match with Indian spices. This vegetarian hash, created right after getting home from the beach, is one such example.