Food & Drink

Wood Ash Hominy: From Indigenous Nourishment to Southern Shame to Chef Secret

Three new books illuminate the culinary history of the ancient method for cooking corn

Food & Drink

How to Husk-Roast Sweet Corn

Washington, D.C. chef Reid Shilling gives his take on street corn that’s ripe for Fourth of July festivities—and previews his new restaurant in the Yards

Food & Drink

Succotash Stew

A new cookbook shows how to upgrade the beloved Southern side dish to a hearty main event

Food & Drink

Kernels of Wisdom

Pro tips on cooking with fresh corn from five Southern chefs


Nita’s Corn Salad

A fresh summer side


Corn & Shrimp Tagliatelle

A summertime skillet supper


Corn Pots de Crème

A sweet finish for any summer supper


Scallion & Fresh Corn Spoon Bread

An updated classic


Corn with Piquillos

Corn on the cob with a sweet pepper twist

Anatomy of a Classic

French-Style Succotash

Butter beans and bacon blend with tarragon and cream in a Georgia chef’s French-accented succotash

Food & Drink

Southern Classic: Sour Corn

If you like sauerkraut, chances are you’ll like sour corn


Corn Meets Corn Liquor

Bourbon wouldn’t be bourbon without corn

Food & Drink

Cast-Iron Charred Corn

A touch of continental refinement to a farmhouse staple