Food

Things We Love: Oxo Corn Stripper

Oxo’s corn stripper takes the mess out of many a summer dish.

Stripping corn from the cob is such a messy task that we seldom bother. The kernels go scattering across the countertop, and we’re tempted to ditch the idea of a sweet-corn succotash or chowder and just steam the cobs whole. That was before we found the Oxo corn stripper, which resembles a handheld pencil sharpener. It easily zips down the side of the cob, taking the kernels with it and locking them in a plastic chamber. It also has a half-cup demarcation so you can measure and tip the corn right into the pot or pan.

This appears in the August, 2009 issue of The Washingtonian. 

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.

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