with spring in full swing and summer approaching i look forward to one of my favorite things: eating corn! i was lucky enough to get my hands on some sunshine sweet corn from a collective of family farmers in florida. the best thing about this corn? it's especially sweet and is in peak season in april and may - two months before summer!
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ROASTED CORN SALSA
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 ears Supersweet corn, husked
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
3/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2 red onion, finely chopped (about 1/3 cup)
2 medium-sized jalapenos, seeded and chopped (leave in some seeds for more heat if desired)
1. preheat oven to 500°f. place ears in shallow roasting pan; brush with 2 tablespoon of the oil. roast until corn is tender and some kernels begin to turn golden brown, about 7 minutes, turning once.
2. remove from heat; cool. using a sharp knife, cut kernels from corn ears (makes about 2 cups).
3. combine rest of the ingredients and enjoy with chips!
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