10-Minute Dish: Alie & Georgia’s Spicy Sriracha Corn Salad

06/26/2014 at 04:46 PM ET

Alie & Georgia's Summer Corn Salad
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Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark, a.k.a. Alie & Georgia, host Cooking Channel food-travel series Tripping Out with Alie & Georgia. Visit PEOPLE.com every Thursday for their playful spins on celebrity recipes, cocktails, entertaining ideas—and, of course, lots of laughs!

We love us some Angelo Sosa, and we love us some summer barbecue food. So when the Top Chef alum dished up his recipe for Grilled Corn with Spicy Mayo, we were intrigued.

But when we read that you have to boil the corn before you turn it over a hot grill, we were ready for a nap. Summer is all about kicking back.

So we took the handsome gent’s grilled corn recipe and re-did it with intense flavor, less fat, no heat and about 1/10 the work. Because we’re saving our energy for turning over on our beach towels.

We started with fresh corn on the cob, and sheared it right off into easy-to-eat kernels. (Corn stuck in your teeth in broad daylight? Not cool.) Next, we added some fresh lime juice for a tart bite, a little bit of Angelo’s Sriracha for spice, and some fresh minced shallot for a delicately sweet onion-y flavor. We also added just a wee bit of reduced fat mayo to keep it creamy, and instead of the heavy thyme, we used cilantro for flavor and color. If you like black beans, throw ’em in for some extra fiber.

Shuckin’ Good Corn Salad
Serves 4

4 ears of corn, kernels cut straight off the cob
½ cup black beans (optional)
¼ cup chopped red peppers
2 limes, juiced
2 tsp. minced shallot or red onion
4 tbsp. reduced fat mayonnaise
1 tsp. Sriracha sauce
2 tbsp. finely chopped cilantro

Mix it together, dish it into little bowls, garnish with a cilantro leaf and you have a no-cook, incredibly delicious side dish that just took you less than 10 minutes from start to finish.

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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms
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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms

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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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yummy looks really good. Gonna try it tonight….one addition…avocado. 🙂

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