How To Cook Corn On The Cob In The Cooler

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If the thought of making corn on the cob for a crowd is overwhelming you’ve come to the right place. Let me help you take the stress out of cooking with this super easy solution. Follow along as I show you how to cook corn on the cob in a cooler. Yes, that’s exactly right – a cooler!

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If the thought of making corn on the cob for a crowd is overwhelming you've come to the right place. Let me help you take the stress out of cooking with this super easy solution. Follow along and as I show you how to cook corn on the cob in a cooler. Yes, that's exactly right - a cooler!

I had the task of making corn on the cob for my family get together. And if I’m being honest I was a bit overwhelmed. Not only did I need to cook and transport 12 ears of corn but I also wanted it to taste fresh.

I did what any cook would do and let my fingers do a bit of research for the best way to accomplish this task. After learning that I could cook corn on the cob in the cooler I decided that my family would be my guinea pigs. My thought was that I’d rather it flop on my them than anyone else!

Corn On The Cob In A Cooler

When I hauled in the cooler at the family get-together a few of my family members were non-believers and didn’t think this method would cook the corn. (Who am I kidding? I wasn’t even sure if it would work.) But obviously we were all wrong and the corn cooked beautifully in the cooler.

In fact, five hours later when we headed home, the corn (which was still in the water in the cooler) was still fresh and hot.

Corn On The Cob In A Cooler

As a side note, when you shuck your corn I highly recommend that you do it outside. If not the hairs will get all over the place and you’ll have a big mess.

Corn On The Cob In A Cooler


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And there you have it! Corn on the cob in the cooler. How easy is that?!

Once you try this cooking method, you’ll make this your go-to if you cooking corn on the cob for a large gathering or get-together where you’ll need to keep your corn warm for a while.


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Comments (4)

  1. April May 14 at 5:40 pm - Reply

    That is fantastic! Frees up grill space and makes it easy to transport!

    • Tshanina Peterson May 15 at 9:54 am - Reply

      It’s definitely a win-win April! And, your corn can cook while you’re transporting it. :O)

      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Christine Bombard August 8 at 12:38 pm - Reply

    do you remove the water after 30 minutes? I would think it would get mushy.

    • Tshanina Peterson August 10 at 2:41 pm - Reply

      Yes, remove the water after 30 minutes. If you need to keep the cooked corn hot before serving keep it in the cooler.

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