2 tablespoons white sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
6 ears corn on the cob husks and silk removed
Fill a large pot 3/4 full of water and bring to a boil. Stir in sugar, and lemon juice, dissolving the sugar. Gently place the corn into the boiling water, cover the pot, turn off heat and let the corn cook in the pot until tender, about 10 minutes.