Use this technique to protect your fingers when you cut fresh corn off the cob.
Hold the ear of corn so that one end rests on a cutting board. Using a sharp knife, cut along the cob across the base of the kernels from the top end to the bottom end.
Wanna know how to cut corn off the cob in a way that's not only easy but also makes clean up a breeze? Use a bundt pan. Start with shucked corn that's been blanched for a minute and place the tip of a cob in the tube of the bundt pan. Once it's secured, just cut down the sides of the corn with a chefs knife. Now, instead of kernels lying in every direction, like they would if you used a cutting board, all of the kernels will fall into the hollow part of your bundt pan so you can easily transfer your cut corn. Now, just look over your bundt pan and serve your corn with butter, salt, and pepper. With a simple trick up your sleeve, you'll be able to easily enjoy fresh corn off the cob.