Choosing a Perfect Ear of Corn

A tried and true method of picking a perfect ear of corn is to peel back the husk and check for bright plump kernels. But that isn’t really such a good idea for two reason:

  1. You may get some nasty sideways glances from other shoppers and…
  2. That corn that looked so gorgeous and milky and bright when you peeled it will get sad and shriveled and starchy quicker.

 

So how can you tell if the corn you are holding in your hand is a keeper?

corn in husks

 

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