How To Cook Corn On The Cob

1. Boil Water

Prepare a big pot filled with 2 inches of water.
Begin to boil the water.
If the water boils before the corn is ready to steam, lower the heat.

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Fill The Pot With 2 Inches Of Water

2. Peal The Husk

Peal the husk or the green skin.
Peal down the husk from the top of the corn on the cob.
You should be able to peal the husk from each side of the corn on the cob in one sweep.
Remove any excess parts of husk, including the hair like husk.

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Peal The Husk From The Corn On The Cob

3. Rinse The Corn On The Cob

Rinse the corn on the cob.

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Rinse The Corn On The Cob

4a. Steam The Corn On The Cob 1

When the water boils, place the corn in the pot.
(The temperature might have been lowered if the water was boiling before the corn was ready to cook. Set the temperature to high and wait for the water the boil.)
Place the corn in stacks such that the corn supports each other.
The picture shows an example how the corn should be stacked together.
Cover the pot with a lid.
Keep the temperature on high throughout the steaming between 4-7 minutes.
Turn the stove off and leave the corn in the pot for 5 minutes.

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Place The Corn In The Pot When The Water Boils

4b. Steam The Corn On The Cob 2

If there is free space in the pot to steam the corn, find a bowl to aid in stacking the corn.
Make sure the bowl can withstand the high steaming temperatures in the pot.
The picture shows an example how the corn should be stacked together using a bowl.

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If There Is Free Space In The Pot, Find A Bowl

5. Remove The Corn On The Cob And Enjoy

Remove the corn on the cob and enjoy.
The corn on the cob is hot when removed.

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Remove The Corn On The Cob And Enjoy