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A question about a recipe: Summer Weekend Pasta

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I have a question about the recipe "Summer Weekend Pasta" from Amanda Hesser. Do you cook or blanche the corn i this recipe?

asked by carol schechter about 2 years ago
2 answers 813 views
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Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added about 2 years ago

I made this just last night using zoodles and pancetta instead of pasta and bacon. I scraped the corn into a bowl (with a smaller bowl inverted inside the larger bowl to use as a stand) so as not to lose the juices and poured it right into
the hot "pasta" raw. The heat of the pasta just barely cooks the corn. It's a fabulous recipe.

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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added about 2 years ago

Yes, just as Susan W said, no need to cook the corn in advance -- the heat of the pasta warms it through just enough.