Corn was another Native American staple during the Pilgrims' time, so it's only appropriate that the food of the New World graces your Thanksgiving table. The key to good Thanksgiving corn is to leave it as natural as possible and enjoy it just like the colonists did.
That means no corn pudding, no corn casserole and above all, no creamed corn, which can have a slop like consistency. These dishes, while they may sound appealing, might disappoint those who are looking for the pure goodness that is one of America's finest native foods. Do them a favor and resist the temptation to serve corn, unless it's on the cob.