Corn-on-the-Cob Etiquette

eating etiquette (how to eat...)

The cob is the woody ear of the corn stalk, a messy but delectable finger food served only at informal meals.

Table manners for eating corn on the cob. The cob is held by the ends with the fingers.

Table manners for eating large corn on the cob. Large cobs are easier to eat when cut in half, and are buttered two rows at a time to control drips (but perhaps ruins the fun).

resting knife and fork etiquette

Our resting utensils etiquette section covers the rules (american and continental) for resting your utensils when taking a break from eating, when you are finished eating, and when you are passing food [...]

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