All posts tagged: corn

Backyard Corn with Street Cred

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Mexican

Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elote) Corn in America is a backyard summer staple. In the City of Angeles, the street vendors sell Street Corn like New York City sells hot dogs. It is often boiled and on a stick for easy on the go eating. Frequently, the corn is slathered in mayo and rolled in cotija cheese with various spices. Growing up we didn’t eat corn this way. We always grilled our corn and slather […]

Sea Candy

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Appetizer / Fish

Seared Scallops with Corn and Red Pepper Relish and Cilantro Oil Scallops are delicate, sweet and buttery. I refer to them as sea candy, because of their inherent sweetness. This dish is bright, fresh and delicious. Definitely suitable as an appetizer served with a crisp glass of white wine. Time-30 minutes Servings-2 Ingredients for Corn and Red Pepper Relish 16 ounce frozen corn thawed, 1/2 red pepper chopped, 1 small shallot diced, 1 clove of […]

Squash This!

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Soup

CALABASITA SOUP Calabasitas is a classic Mexican side dish with squash and corn.  Yellow squash and zucchini are traditionally used in this casserole styled meal.  However, I converted this side dish to a soup using butternut squash instead.  I prefer the texture of butternut squash.  I crave soup this time of year.  The crisp, cool air of fall makes me want soup at least once a week.  This soup hits all the notes of my heritage and the season. Time-90 […]