How to Grill Corn on the Cob Seven Ways

How to Grill Corn on the Cob Seven Different Ways

We wait all winter for the first crop of corn on the cob. So many months go by, that I tend forget how to grill it. Did I grill it in the husk or out of the husk? Should I cook it first before I put it on the grill. Should I keep it in the husk, or warp it in foil? Sometimes corn is so fresh and tender, it doesn't even need butter. Sometimes you want to make the corn a little more special by adding flavor and fat. Whichever method you use, make sure your corn is as fresh as possible. Corn loses flavor as it ages, but fresh corn is sweet, so do try to buy local. Before adding ...

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How to Make Italian Lemon Ice

Italian Lemon Ice & Lemon Simple Syrup

I grew up eating Italian lemon ice. It's that perfect ending to a big meal, giving your palate a little sweet and a little tart. Earlier this week the boys wanted a lemonade stand.  We went all out, making a pink basil lemonade, that started with a base of lemon simple syrup.  We had some lemon simple syrup left over and Italian Lemon Ice was born. You can also make these ahead for an elegant dinner party. Fill and wrap in plastic, and voila, you have an elegant dessert that no one can resist. Just get some really cute little dessert spoons. You can also play around with herbs ...

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