Sweet Corn Purée-Or-Tennessee Creamed Corn
4/6 - Ears of Corn - washed & kernels removed & saved, "cobs" saved6/8 - Cloves of Garlic -lightly "smashed"1 - Bunch fresh Thyme - washed2 - TBS fresh flat leaf Parsley - washed1 ½ - Cups Heavy Cream1 ½ - Cups whole MilkKosher Salt & Red Pepper Flakes to taste
1. Place a large saucepan over medium high heat, add all ingredients.2. Bring to a rolling boil and immediately reduce heat to a simmer.3. Cook for at least 15 minutes, and no more than 1 hour.4. Remove "cobs" from pan and set aside. Pour mixture thru a large strainer removing herbs.5. Remove approximately ¼ cup of the corn kernels & set aside.6. Place remaining kernels into a blender, along with enough of the "corn milk" to cover kernels by approximately 1 inch.7. Process until mixture is smooth, approximately 3 - 5 minutes, adding additional "corn milk" as needed.8. Pour mixture into a large bowl; gently stir in the reserved kernels. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.9. Serve immediately as a side dish, serve as a "dip" with Pita chips, or add Chicken or vegetable stock and make a great Corn Chowder.10. Bon Appétit!!!