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shucking cornThe easiest way I know of to get the silk out is to shuck the corn from the bottom. I've done this for eons and I have very little silk left. What is left comes off easily if you use a 'finger nail' brush and gently brush from the base to the tip. This gets any off the corn silk left behind, I do this when washing the ears in the sink

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