Classic Grilled Corn on the Cob
Basil Butter with Parmesan
Total 10 min.
Process 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves, 1/2 cup softened butter, 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice, and 1/4 tsp. kosher salt in a food processor until smooth, 1 minute. Arrange Classic Grilled Corn on a platter. Rub corn with butter mixture; sprinkle evenly with 1/2 cup finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.
Bacon with Ranch Drizzle
Total 20 min.
Cook 6 bacon slices in a large skillet over medium-high, turning occasionally, until very crisp, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels, and let stand 5 minutes. Meanwhile, measure 2 Tbsp. drippings from skillet into a heatproof bowl. Add 3 Tbsp. each of mayonnaise, sour cream, and whole buttermilk to bowl, whisking until combined. Add 2 tsp. each finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, fresh dill, and fresh chives; 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice; 1/2 tsp. kosher salt; and 1/4 tsp. onion powder, stirring to combine. Finely chop bacon. Arrange Classic Grilled Corn on a platter, and drizzle with ranch mixture. Sprinkle evenly with chopped bacon.
Total 15 min.
Process 3 Tbsp. honey, 2 Tbsp. chopped scallion (white and light green parts only), 1 1/2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar, 1 Tbsp. chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 1 [7-oz.] can), 1 minced large garlic clove, and 1/2 tsp. kosher salt in a food processor until smooth, 1 minute. Brush mixture evenly over Classic Grilled Corn. Return corn to lit side of grill. Grill, uncovered, until glaze is warmed through and adheres to corn, 4 to 5 minutes. Arrange grilled corn on a platter, and sprinkle evenly with 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh chives.
Smoky Barbecue Rub
Total 15 min.
Stir together 2 Tbsp. dark brown sugar; 1 Tbsp. smoked paprika; 1 tsp. fresh lime zest; and 1/2 tsp. each of ancho chile powder, kosher salt, black pepper, and garlic powder in a small bowl. Sprinkle mixture evenly over Classic Grilled Corn. Return corn to lit side of grill. Grill, uncovered, turning occasionally, until sugar is melted, 4 to 5 minutes. Arrange grilled corn on a platter, and serve with lime wedges.