Butter-Bathed Corn on the Cob

Posted: November 1

Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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The phrase "butter-bathed" gets mouths watering immediately. "Butter-Bathed Corn on the Cob" gets people clamoring for a spot at the table. Sweet corn boiled to tender perfection in a butter concoction results in an irresistible side dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or even a weeknight dinner. Best of all, Butter-Bathed Corn on the Cob is delicious without being draining; it's quick, low-cost, and extremely easy to prepare—summery flavors and ease make for an awesome autumn meal!


• 4 cups water • 6 ears corn, husked and halved • 1 cup milk • 1 stick unsalted butter • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


Step 1

Fill up a large pot with 4 cups of water.

Step 2

Bring the water to a boil over medium-high heat on the stove-top.

Step 3

Add 1 stick of unsalted butter, 1 cup of milk, and 1 teaspoon kosher salt to the pot.

Step 4

Cautiously add in the corn, being careful not to splash.

Step 5

Then reduce to medium heat and boil for 8 minutes.

Step 6

Using tongs, remove the corn from the butter bath.

Step 7

Serve immediately! Any leftovers (if you are lucky enough to have any!) can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 4 days!

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