Jamie's Sweet and Easy Corn on the Cob

Jamie's Sweet and Easy Corn on the Cob

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"My mother-in-law gave me this quick and easy recipe for the sweetest, tastiest corn cobs!"
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Ingredients

15 m servings 94 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 94 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.5g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Fill a large pot about 3/4 full of water and bring to a boil. Stir in sugar and lemon juice, dissolving the sugar. Gently place ears of corn into boiling water, cover the pot, turn off the heat, and let the corn cook in the hot water until tender, about 10 minutes.

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Most helpful positive review

O.M.G. Seriously the *best* corn on the cob we have ever had! Sugar & lemon juice? Insane! But it worked beautifully! I am somewhat of a corn snob (and would personally be perfectly content...

Most helpful critical review

I didn't taste a difference

O.M.G. Seriously the *best* corn on the cob we have ever had! Sugar & lemon juice? Insane! But it worked beautifully! I am somewhat of a corn snob (and would personally be perfectly content...

Absolutely delicious, I did add a little milk to the water which I always do anyway.

Outstanding! From now on, this is how I will be making corn on the cob... you can't taste the lemon juice or the sugar, but it adds a subtle sweetness and the corn doesn't get overcooked and ch...

SUMMER! I grew up in NW PA on a Dairy Farm where we grew a lot of COB; I've always cooked it the same way salted boiling water, add the corn, cover and remove from heat.i don't know what compell...

Thank you Jamie! This helpful hint made it so easy. Perfect corn on the cob! Not mushy, very firm just like I wanted.

I didn't taste a difference

Sweet and so easy...try it!

Loved it, loved it, loved it. Thank you Jamie. I like easy recipes that taste good and don't require a lot of ingredients or fuss. This was fabulous. Didn't change a thing.

Didn't quite cook enough. I've found the corn needs to boil for a bit first