How to Cut Corn Off the Cob

Corn kernels always go flying when you cut them off the cob, but it's easy to keep them in check with this simple trick from the CHOW Test Kitchen's Christine Gallary. All you need is a bowl, a paper towel, and a short knife. When you're ready to try out this technique, put it to use in our Tomato, Tomatillo, and Corn Salad recipe.

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