Want to brush away corn silk in a jiffy? Buy a hairbrush with flexible plastic bristles that have rounded ends. They will protect the kernels while the bristles effectively remove the silk as you brush. —Bridget Spitler, Cincinnati, Ohio
"Corn is my all-time favorite food, and this is the best way I've fount to fix it," Laurie Meaike writes from Audubon, Iowa. "The zesty grilling sauce has Southwestern flair, but it's not too hot or spicy. My family loves corn served this way.
"What's in the butter?" is what I get asked after people taste my herb-speckled blend on fresh sweet corn. I'm more than happy to share the secret. Once you have tried this recipe, you won't want to eat corn plain again!
-Priscilla Weaver, Hagerstown, Maryland