Boiled Corn

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  1. 6 to 8 ears corn, hushed and silk removed
  2. unsalted butter, softened (optional)
  3. salt (optional)
  4. pepper (optional)


  1. Bring 4 quarts water to boil in a large pot.
  2. Turn off heat, add corn to water, cover, and let stand for at lest 10 minutes or up to 30 minutes.
  3. If cooking 8 ears, let corn sit for at least 15 minutes.

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Serves: 4 to 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Type of Food: Vegetarian,Vegan
Key Ingredient: Corn
Difficulty: 1 - Easy
Make Ahead: No
Prep Method: Stovetop

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