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Karl’s Salt and Pepper Barbecued Corn

Daughter Miriam has been sick lately and cannot eat anything in the pepper or lily families— no chili powders, garlic, leeks, onion, or peppers (even bell peppers).  This has made Sunday dinners quite a challenge lately. I needed to make something that was both flavorful, but without the things that would make her feel ill.

Karl’s Salt and Pepper Barbecued Corn

Karl’s Salt and Pepper Barbecued Corn

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Karl’s Za’atar Grilled Corn

One thing was requested by many for our Labor Day barbecue was corn on the cob. I am making koobideh hamburgers, so I though some za’atar sprinkled on the corn would fit the Fusion Middle Eastern theme. Since I am less fond of  corn, I break the ears into smaller pieces—they are easier to eat and everyone knows that two small pieces have fewer calories than one big piece.

Karl's Za’atar Grilled Corn

Karl’s Za’atar Grilled Corn

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Karl’s Grilled Chili Corn

One thing that son-in-law Chris requested for his birthday meal was corn on the cob. I am making beef and beans, so I though some chili powder would be the spice to use. Since I was making a big pot of Santa Maria beans, I did not want a whole ear per person, cutting them into quarter seemed the solution.

Karl's Grilled Chili Corn

Karl’s Grilled Chili Corn

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Karl’s Garlic Lemon Barbecued Corn

I am barbecuing chicken wings for this Sunday’s Dinner and I needed a vegetable side dish. While Jan like corn on the cob, much of what you find in the stores has already gone moldy—pull back the top leaves and take a sniff. My wife will not touch it when it is that state. Fortunately, there is an Summer vegetable stand near us that has really fresh corn.

Karl’s Garlic Lemon Barbecued Corn

Karl’s Garlic Lemon Barbecued Corn

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Karl’s Corn Salsa

Fish tacos have become a weekday meal at our house. If I do not have a lot of time, they can be simply topped with some cilantro, guacamole, and diced onion. If I have more time, I will make pickled red cabbage and a salsa to go with the fish.

Karl’s Corn Salsa

Karl’s Corn Salsa

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Karl’s Garlic Barbecued Corn and Orange Salad

I am making Vera Cruz Fish Tacos and I decided that I wanted to add a side salad. I could have just served my garlic BBQ corn as a side dish, but I had two navel oranges left over after making a batch of orange infused sugar. Combining the two seemed like a good way to use up the leftovers.

Karl’s Garlic Barbecued Corn and Orange Salad

Karl’s Garlic Barbecued Corn and Orange Salad

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Karl’s Barbecued Corn with Garlic Butter

Jan wanted hamburgers and I used a Cook’s Illustrated recipe. If I was going to fire up the barbecue to grill hamburgers I might as well throw some corn on as well. My family generally does not like plain, so I have to doctor them just a bit.

Karl’s Barbecued Corn with Garlic Butter

Karl’s Barbecued Corn
with Garlic Butter

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Karl’s Garlic Barbequed Corn

Nothing beats barbequed corn, except garlic barbecued corn. You can just throw shucked corn right on the grill and have the really good taste experience that American Indians have been having for literally centuries. However, I was raised in California where the motto (should be): “We reserve the right to fusion every cuisine.” I like my corn directly grilled, where the corn kernels are exposed to the heat and get a bit of charring.

Karl’s Garlic Barbequed Corn

Karl’s Garlic Barbequed Corn

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