OLD-FASHIONED CREAMED CORN
6 or 7 largeears very fresh corn (3 cups kernels & corn "milk")
4 Tbspbutter, divided 3 t. & 1 t.
2 Tbspgranulated sugar
·ground black pepper to taste (optional)
1 pinchsmoked paprika for garnish (optional)
How to Make OLD-FASHIONED CREAMED CORN
- Remove husks and silk from corn; wash cobs.
- In large bowl, cut kernels from cob; use blunt edge of knife blade (or tool of your choice) to scrape milk from the cobs.
- Stirring constantly, place over medium heat and simmer until butter melts.
- Add water, lower heat to medium-low (slow simmer) and contiue stirring (very important to stir constantly to prevent sticking and scorching!) for 4 to 5 minutes. Mixture should resemble a loose pudding or very thick gravy.