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'Cooking With Corn Kid'; Tariq Is Out Of Retirement Just In Time For Thanksgiving!

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By Melanie VanDerveer on November 20, 2022 at 7:30 PM EST

Looks like Tariq, otherwise known as the Internet's favorite Corn Kid is out of retirement, and his fans and followers are certainly excited about that. In a newly shared video on TikTok, Tariq shows everyone how to make a can of corn (and just in time for Thanksgiving).

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Tariq's Excitement Over Opening A Can Of Corn Is Such A Wholesome Moment

"OK, I'm ready to open a can. You have to have big muscles because it's not going to be easy," he starts his video off. "You have to squeeze it until you hear a little spewing sound. Then, you know when to start turning." After opening the can with the can opener, Tariq gets super excited about his achievement. "I actually opened the can," he exclaims. "I opened a can!"

He then pours the contents of the can into a bowl and says, "You can never have too much corn." As he's mixing the corn in the bowl with a big spoon, viewers can see the excitement on his face. He said, "Mmmm...that smells good. I'm hungry already."

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Tariq Certainly Loves His Corn, Even If He Considers Himself "Retired"

After taste testing his corn masterpiece, Tariq's excitement doubles. He eventually can't help himself and sticks his face right into the big bowl of his favorite vegetable and then says with a smile and a giggle, "I'm sorry, I'm sorry, it's just so good."

Many of his followers ran to the comments to voice their "corntastic" happiness over his newest video. One person pointed out the fact that he celebrates all his accomplishments saying, "“I opened a can!!” literally gonna celebrate all the small achievements!" One other follower suggested he make more corn dishes writing, "Now that’s his niche! How many dishes can he make using corn 🌽" And another added, "Need him on food network ASAP 🥰."

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Corn Kid Announced His Retirement A Few Weeks Ago

A few people mentioned his recent retirement writing, "Aw man I thought he was retiring to focus on school 🥺 but I’m always so happy to see his little face lol." A few weeks ago, Tariq announced he was retiring from the corn life to focus more on school while filming a video with Mr. Beast's affiliate, Nolan Hansen.

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The retirement announcement video received more than 33 million views. "Ever since I retired, I just didn't feel like myself," he said in the video. "Even if I get bored of corn, I will always be the Corn Kid in my heart." A viewer commented what many people were probably thinking, "he will always be the corn kid in our hearts."

And maybe that's just what brought him back to enjoying his favorite food on camera. Will the world get more "Cooking with Corn Kid" tutorial videos? His fans certainly hope so, but we will just have to stay tuned to see what happens next.

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Corn Kid's Rise To 'Corntastic' Fame Has Taken Him On Quite The Adventure

Since the first video with Recess Therapy, people have fallen in love with Tariq's innocent and joyful attitude. He brings the enthusiasm to anything he's doing - from reading a book to opening a gift to eating corn-on-the-cob. His first interview led him to a second interview, a song, a Cameo account, an appearance on "The Drew Barrymore Show," being named the "Corn-bassador" of South Dakota, enjoying burgers with Mr. Beast, a day at American Dream riding roller coasters and so much more. His love of one simple vegetable has made the 7-year-old a household name.

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