Corn on the Cob

Epis de Mais Bouillis

Preparation info
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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • 6 Ears of Corn
  • 2 Quarts of Boiling Water
  • A Tablespoonful of


Only young and tender corn should be boiled. Have ready a pot of boiling water. Remove the green outside husks and the silk, as far as possible. Put the Corn into the kettle of boiling water, and let it boil rapidly twenty or thirty minutes, if the ears are large. More than this will cause the Corn to lose its sweetness. Serve immediately after removing again all the silk, which easily comes to