Fresh corn is one of summer’s greatest pleasures, but getting it off the cob can be a wobbly, messy endeavor. To keep kernels from flying everywhere, associate food editor Ben Mims shows us a trick using a bundt pan to keep the cob steady and collect all the kernels in one place.

How to remove corn from the cob
Removing corn from the cob. Todd Coleman

What You’ll Need

• A bundt pan
• A knife

How It Works

Place the cob on the center of the bundt pan. Slice downward along the sides of the cob to remove the kernels, then scrape the back of the knife along the cob to release its juices.

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