Steamed Corn On The Cob

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Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop

INGREDIENTS
Ears of fresh, sweet corn
Large pot
Water
Salt to taste

PREPARATION

  • Shuck the sweet corn and discard the husks.
  • Trim any insect-chewed ends from the corn cobs.
  • Put 2 inches of water in the bottom of the pot, add salt to the water and cover with a steamer basket.
  • Place corn in the basket and cover pot.
  • Break the corn cobs in half if necessary to fit them all in to the pot.
  • Bring the water to a boil and steam the corn about 7- 10 minutes, depending on tenderness of corn.
  •  Check water periodically and add more if necessary.
  • When tender, remove with tongs and cover with foil until served.
  • Serve with butter and salt, olive oil and garlic, or plain on it's own!

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