Soul food is associated with African cuisine, and corn goes way back in delivering comfort and nutrition.
To steam fresh corn, fill the bottom of the steamer with 2 inches of water and bring to a rapid boil. Steam corn for 5 minutes. For extra flavor, dress with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and pepper.
Or try a sauté of corn with green chiles and onions.
Enjoy a cold salad by combining cooked corn kernels, quinoa, tomatoes, green peppers and red kidney beans.
Add corn kernels and diced tomatoes to guacamole to give it extra zing.