Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Herbed Corn on the Cob Butter

There's nothing like the natural sweetness from good fresh corn on the cob. I remember when I was little, I used to love going to a farm up north to pick my pumpkin for Halloween and I would always get corn on the cob at the end of our visit. My favourite part was the huge pot of melted butter that they would dip the corn in! Now that I'm an adult, I still love corn on the cob but am more aware how unhealthy a big pot of melted butter is. Although corn has a fabulous flavour on its own, I still like to add a little butter and to switch it up this time I decided to stir in some fresh herbs into the butter to highlight the natural flavours of the corn and brighten up the dish. Herbed butter totally transforms the flavour of your corn taking it to a whole new level of flavour!

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 tsp fresh parsley, chopped
1 tsp fresh basil, chopped
1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
1/2 tsp fresh chives, chopped
1/2 tsp salt (if using unsalted butter)

1. Stir all ingredients together. Serve alongside corn on the cob.


Tracy-Girl said...

I love corn... and you have it presented so beautifully here... makes it look even more delicious. :)

Fabulous Finds Gal said...

I love corn in summertime. I'm all over this.

Kristin said...

Yummmm. Corn is the absolute best in the summer. We have it all the time!

kiss my spatula said...

yum yum yum! your dish just sings of happiness and summertime!

OceanDreams said...

Corn on the cob is the BEST. Great for those hott summer nights!

Carol said...

Ohhhhh love it!

Kimberly Julie said...

Oh my goodness, so many of these recipes look so amazing! This corn would be absolutely perfect for a fun summer cookout. :)

finsmom said...

I come from a place that is famous for their corn, so I am always looking for new ways to serve it! Thanks for sharing!

Reeni said...

This fresh herb butter sounds wonderful to slather over corn!