Corn on the Cob


4 corn on the cob

Hands-on time:

15 minutes

Start-to-eat time:

15 minutes


  • 4 ears corn, husked
  • 6 tablespoons butter, room temperature
  • 1½ tablespoons chives, minced
  • 1½ tablespoons thyme, minced
  • 1½ tablespoons parsley, minced
  • ½ teaspoon garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Kids kitchen skills:

  • boiling
  • making compound butter
  • draining


  • large pot with lid
  • mixing bowl & stirring spoon
  • colander
  • paper towels


Grown-up steps
  1. Bring a large pot with water to a boil over high heat.
  2. Carefully add the corn to the boiling water. Turn off and let the corn sit for 10 minutes, with lid on.
  3. For the herb butter, add room temperature butter, herbs, lemon zest and juice, and salt in a bowl and mix to combine. Refrigerate until the corn is ready.
  4. Drain the corn and pat dry. Spread herb butter all over.

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