Ta da! I'd seen several other bloggers recommend this trick, but I hadn't tried it myself until today. It works like a dream. So much better than doing it on a cutting board which sprays corn juice and corn bits all over. I might go so far as to say it is the best way to cut corn off the ear.
All you need is a bunt pan or angel food cake pan. Stick the top of the ear into the hole and it will stand up nicely on its own and the pan will catch *almost* all of the corn kernels as you cut them off. Love it.
This kitchen hint will work for all sort of things like:
|Blue Ribbon Corn Relish|
|Freezing Sweet Corn and Creamed Corn|
|Sweet Corn Chowder|
Have you tried this trick for cutting corn off the ear?