28 Jun '14, 4am

Cook the perfect corn on the cob:

Wow…what a great tip! I have been cooking several dozen ears of corn a week! My family loves corn salad (fresh corn cut off the cob, a little oil and vinegar, garlic and fresh herbs). I have been grilling the corn (trying to keep my kitchen cool in our 90 degree plus weather here in Maryland), but I love corn cooked on the stove, too. I have had people tell me to add sugar and milk to the water, but I would have never thought to put vinegar in the water. I am definately going to try this tonight! About the salt- what negative effect does that have on the corn? Whenever I blanch vegetables, I always salt the water, so I am curious why you advise not to when cooking corn. That said, every single tip you have ever shared has always been spot on, so I am sure that there is a good reason! Oh- I love the grasshopper spit trick! I may have to try that with my children the next ti...

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