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How to Baste Food Without a Basting Brush
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Corn? Check. Marinade? Check. Steaks? Check. Basting brush to slather said marinade on steak? Oh, crap. Luckily, you can get by without one.

What you need: Corn cobs and a rubber band.

What you do: Peel the husks off the cobs as you normally would. Only instead of tossing them into the trash, grab a fistful and tie them off with a rubber band. Gently pull apart the loose husks at the opposite end so they’re splayed. There you have it: Nature’s basting brush.

Don’t have corn? You can get a similar effect using the stringy ends of green onions.

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