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6 Ways to Cook With Hudson Valley Corn This Summer


Summer in the Hudson Valley is in full swing, bringing with it the area’s harvest of fresh summer produce. Corn is one of the season’s staple vegetables, with endless ways to enjoy. After you head to your local farmer’s market to pick up some Hudson Valley corn, check out these recipes for the perfect way to enjoy this summer favorite.

Vegan Creamed Corn

Aroma Thyme Bistro’s vegan twist on this classic recipe creates a dish that everyone can enjoy. With only three ingredients, this recipe may be simple, but it packs a flavorful punch.

Tips from the chef: “Because of its simplicity, the quality of the ingredients has to shine,” says Chef Marcus Guiliano, owner of Aroma Thyme Bistro. The coconut milk brings out the natural sweetness of the corn – so the fresher the ingredients, the better the dish will be!

creamed corn
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If you want to spice things up a bit, Chef Guiliano recommends adding a touch of cumin or one cardamom pod or diced Vidalia onion.

Roasted Street Corn and Cactus Salad

Nothing says summertime like a salad with fresh, Hudson Valley veggies. Chef David Cruz from Reconnect Foods shares this succulent salad recipe that’s sure to delight taste buds all summer long.

Street Corn Salad
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Charred Corn & Zucchini

Zucchini is another plentiful vegetable in the summertime. Pair corn and zucchini in this timeless side dish to please the crowd at your next barbecue.

Charred Corn and Zucchini
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Sweet Corn & Jalapeno Hushpuppies

This recipe brings a spicy twist to these Southern-inspired snacks. Fry the hushpuppies up and pair with your summer barbecue favorites.

Corn Hushpuppies
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Sweet Corn & Chanterelle Pasta

This buttery pasta from Elm Rock Inn combines sweet and savory flavors for a dinner sure to dance across your taste buds.

Corn and Chanterelle
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Southern Cornbread

A roundup of corn recipes wouldn’t be complete without a guide to the perfect cornbread from Chef Raymond Jackson of Alvin and Friends. Serve this dish with breakfast or pair it with a hearty pot of chili.

Corn Bread Comfort Food
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Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back this April 8-21!