Rating: 4.5 stars
98 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 80
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 3

I learned this from a shopper in Stockbridge, Massachusetts when I was young. I have used this for 40 years and it has never failed to produce the most wonderful corn on the cob.



Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Stir sugar into water to dissolve; add corn, cover pot, and turn heat off, leaving pot on hot burner.

  • Steep corn in hot water until tender, about 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

78 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 17.4g; fat 1.1g; sodium 13.5mg. Full Nutrition