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How to boil corn on the cob - way too easy for a recipe

How to Boil Corn on the Cob Perfectly - Too Easy for a Recipe!

Course Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine American
Author Emily Chapelle @ Joyful Abode


  • Lots of water
  • 1/4 -1/2 cup sugar
  • Several ears of corn on the cob


  1. Fill your pot with water (leave room for the corn!)
  2. Add the sugar.
  3. Drop in your corn.
  4. Bring everything to a boil, making sure the sugar is dissolved in the water.
  5. Boil for no longer than 8 minutes.
  6. Remove from the water and let it cool enough for handling and eating.
  7. Handle it and eat it.