Corn on the Cob
|Title:||Corn On The Cob|
|Sub-Category:||Food Preparation Techniques|
Fill a large kettle with two inches of fresh water. Add a steamer basket to the bottom of the kettle, and bring the water to a boil.
Meanwhile, shuck the corn, removing all silk. Arrange the corn in a single layer in the steam basket, and place the lid on the pan. Bring it to a full boil. The moment it reaches full boil, remove the pan from the burner, and let it stand for 5 to 8 minutes, depending on how large the ears are. Serve with butter, salt and pepper. (If you want to add even more sweetness to the corn, you can sprinkle a teaspoon of sugar over it before it begins to boil.)
Put the whole ears (husks and all) in the oven and bake them for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F.
When you're ready to serve the corn, just put on a pair of oven mitts and peel the husks off the ears. The husks and silk just fall completely off.