80 percent: That's the magic number when it comes to corn and bourbon versus whiskey. Less than 80 percent corn mash is bourbon while 80 and above is corn whiskey. Use a quality bourbon for this custardy pie, which allows the velvety heat of the bourbon to shine through. Recipe: Bourbon Pie
This quick and delicious pasta dish relies on sautéed tortellini, corn, bright cherry tomatoes, and ricotta cheese for texture and flavor. Recipe: Corn and Tortellini Toss
As America's number-one food crop, corn often takes center stage in our meals in one guise or another. This summer take advantage of the season and work these golden kernels into a variety of a-maize-ing dishes.
Sweet corn and sun dried tomatoes on flatbread are the base of a super-easy Tex-Mex style pizza. Recipe: Flatbread Pizza with Corn
Southern-style savory custard is the perfect side for traditional meat-and-three dinners. Recipe: Corn Pudding from Holly Hill Inn
Give your grilled steak a double dose of yum by topping it with a crisp corn salsa. Recipe: Fire-Roasted Corn Salsa
A Lowcountry classic dish, the sweetness of the corn is heightened by the sweetness of plump, ocean-fresh shrimp in this savory pudding. Recipe: Shrimp and Corn Pudding
Corn brings instant brightness to a simple, spicy salad with cherry tomatoes and toothsome kale. Recipe: Cajun Corn and Kale Salad
Have your corn go "green" in an herb-infused orzo pesto dish. Serve in Cobb-salad fashion, plated with quartered tomatoes and crumbly creamy feta cheese for a simple, fresh meal. Recipe: Corn and Orzo Salad with Arugula Pesto
Labor-intensive tamales get an anyone-can-make-it treatment in this deconstructed version that bakes up beautifully in a one-dish casserole. Recipe: Beef and Cheese Tamale Pie
Creamy corn chowder with bacon and fresh chives is a timeless comfort food favorite. Recipe: Corn Chowder
When life hands you leftover creamed corn, make cornbread! Recipe: Cheese and Black Pepper Cornbread
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