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Corn on the Cob Recipe

Description:  People wait all year for this sweet summertime treat. Corn on the cob is one of America's favorite vegetables.

Note: The fresher the corn, the sweeter it is. Pick the sweet corn in your garden just before eating it. Once picked, the sugar in the sweet corn immediately begins to convert to starch, gradually losing it's sweetness.


  • Plan on 1 to 2 ears per person

Preparation Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

  2. While the water is heating up, husk the corn, removing husks and silk.

  3. Rinse in cold water.

  4. Place ears in boiling water.

  5. Cook 10-12 minutes.

  6. Remove ears of corn with a pair of tongs.

  7. Drain and serve piping hot.

  8. Serve with butter and salt.

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