Nothing says summer like a few fresh ears. These 2 min toppings will

triple the tingle on your taste buds

Italian Eats: In a cup combine olive oil, black pepper, salt and chopped

fresh oregano or basil. Drizzle mixture over corn and finish it off with

a squeeze of fresh lemon


Guac On The Cob: Mash ripe avocado with lime juice, salt, pepper. Stir

in finely minced red onion. Immediately spread on corn and eat


Curried Kernels: After cooking dip each ear of corn in a bowl of warm

light coconut milk. Sprinkle with curry powder and top with a dollop of

mango chutney mixed with raisins


Greek Ears: Slather corn with roasted red pepper hummus, Then top with

crumbled feta cheese and season with ground pepper


Spanish Ears: Spread a thin layer of mayo over each piece of corn. Then

sprinkle parmesan cheese and cayenne pepper. Serve with lime wedges to

tame the heat


Corn Nuts: Butter just cooked ears of corn. Then dust lightly with apple

pie spice (or use a pinch each of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice) Roll in

crushed pecans


Better Butter: Mix finely chopped black olives into softened butter.

Form into a log. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill until firm. Slice off a

pat of the olive butter and spread over warm corn

Life is like a jigsaw puzzle.But you don't have the picture on the front

of the box to know what it's supposed to look like.Sometimes you're not

even sure if you have all the pieces.