How Close to Cooking Should I Shuck Corn on the Cob?

published Jun 12, 2014
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Q: Whenever I’m at the grocery store in the summer months, I see people shucking corn in store and tossing aside the husks. I tend to leave the husk on for grilling or baking. Is there any benefit to shucking the corn so early?

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Editor: Readers, what do you think? When do you shuck your corn?