Mexican Street Corn: Elote

Food & Wine

We love this recipe we found on Food & Wine for Elote, Mexican Street Corn, from Adrian Harris & Jeremy Inglett, the Vancouver duo known as The Food Gays. It’s creamy, cheesy and addicting!

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4 ears of corn, shucked and halved crosswise
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream or Mexican crema
1/4 cup feta or cojita cheese, plus more for serving
1/2 cup chopped cilantro, plus more for serving
2 garlic cloves, minced
Juice of 1/2 lime, plus wedges for serving

Preheat the oven to 400°. Place the corn on a foil lined baking sheet. Roast for 30 to 40 minutes, turning every 10 minutes or so, until lightly charred all over but not burned.

Meanwhile, in a bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, sour cream, feta, cilantro, garlic and lime juice
Brush the corn generously with the sauce. Top with feta and cilantro and serve immediately with lime wedges.
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Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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