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National Corn on the Cob Day
Sunday, June 11, 2023, 8:00 AM CDT
Category: Nutrition & Dietetics Related Events

National Corn on the Cob Day

Get ready to celebrate National Corn on the Cob Day on June 11! This day has been celebrated for over 150 years and has its origins in Native American culture. Corn was a staple crop of many tribes, and it is still enjoyed today as one of the most popular side dishes around. Get creative this year with how you prepare your corn - from grilled, boiled or microwaved to adding different seasonings and toppings!

How to Celebrate National Corn on the Cob Day

1. Make grilled corn on the cob

Grill up some sweet corn on the cob and enjoy it with your favorite sauces and toppings. Be sure to coat it lightly with oil before grilling for extra flavor.

2. Have a corn on the cob eating contest

Set up a corn on the cob eating contest amongst friends and family! Whoever can eat the most corn on the cob in the fastest time wins a prize.

3. Organize a cooking competition

Organize a cooking competition where participants have to make their best dish using corn on the cob as an ingredient. Make sure to judge based on presentation, taste, creativity, and originality.

4. Go for a picnic with corn on the cob

Pack up your favorite picnic food and drinks, grab some ears of fresh sweet corn, and head out to a local park or beach for an afternoon of fun in the sun with friends and family.

5. Throw a party

Gather your friends together for a National Corn on the Cob Day party. Serve up your favorite dishes featuring corn, like Mexican elote or roasted corn chowder.

Why We Love National Corn on the Cob Day

A.It's an old-fashioned classic

Corn on the cob is a timeless classic that has been enjoyed for centuries. It's simple and easy to prepare, and everyone from children to adults loves it! Plus, with all the different varieties available, you can always find a delicious way to enjoy this classic treat.

B.It's sweet and healthy

Because corn on the cob is chock full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, it's a great choice for those looking to eat healthier. Not only is it delicious - it's also good for you! Plus, you can easily add your favorite herbs and spices to give it an extra kick.

C.It doesn't take long to cook

Corn on the cob takes less than 10 minutes to cook, so it's perfect for busy weeknights when you don't have time to make a big meal. All you need to do is boil some water and drop in the corn - voila! You'll have a tasty side dish or snack in no time at all!