corn cob

[English] plural corn cobs

Sweetcorn or maize, corn on the cob is the hard cob of the corn plant is coated with yellow, white or brown kernels, or a mixture of colours. The whole con can be boiled or roasted and then the kernels can be stripped off with the teeth. In the UK this is commonly served with melted butter and the juices run down your chin and your arms. Great stuff.

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