corn on the cob


: kernels still attached to the corncob
We ate corn on the cob.

Examples of corn on the cob in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hot pink and teal dominate her living room, which is decorated with quirky decor like dangling twinkle lights and a houseplant growing from a corn on the cob vase. Kara Peeler, Sunset Magazine, 15 Apr. 2024 Cuts of pork, beef and chicken meld in a stew with plantains, rounds of corn on the cob, winter squash and yautia, a root vegetable sometimes called malanga. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 7 Mar. 2024 Think: corn on the cob slathered in butter, grilled meats, and summer salads. Karla Alindahao, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024 Bears sometimes eat calves and lambs, of course, and can even cause trouble with farm crops, eating corn on the cob and chickpeas in the field and learning to pry open grain bins. Ben Long, The Denver Post, 13 Feb. 2024 Cooked with them are slices of potato and corn on the cob, which comes out tasting the spiciest. Robert N. Jenkins, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Monaco's Royal Family: Meet the Modern Descendants of Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly The family would visit the Jersey Shore and eat corn on the cob that had been planted in their own backyard. Erin Hill, Peoplemag, 8 Nov. 2023 However, the Three Broomsticks also offers delicacies such as the Great Feast, a generous platter of rotisserie chicken, spare ribs, corn on the cob, roasted potatoes, and salad that easily serves four hungry parkgoers. Travel + Leisure Editors, Travel + Leisure, 4 Dec. 2023 Yes, your air fryer really can cook almost anything, including corn on the cob. Jenna Sims, Southern Living, 21 Nov. 2023

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“Corn on the cob.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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