Friday, October 1, 2010

Tyler Florence on How to Cook

Food Network Chef Tyler Florence cooks for the crowd at Macy's Lenox Square.

Nuggets of cooking wisdom and philosophy from Food Network chef Tyler Florence from his recent cooking demonstration at Macy's Lenox Square:

"When I cook, I like to make things as pure and as clean as possible. I want a potato to taste like a potato."

And for corn to taste like corn - this is his method for cooking fresh corn. I'm sorry to post this just as the summer corn is ending, but keep it in mind for future ears.

It's a very simple recipe, just roast corn in the husk, piled up on a baking sheet in a 350 degree oven until your kitchen smells like warm corn. The silks and husk enhance the corn flavor and steam the kernels in their own packages.

Want to know what Tyler Florence thinks? Here are the rest of the Tyler stories:

1. Tyler Florence on his mission.

2. Tyler on Southern Food favorites.

3. Tyler on why he won't be your Facebook friend.

4. Tyler on his new book coming out in October.

5. Tyler on dining out in America today

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