Some different ways to cook corn on the cob include boiling it in a pot of water, steaming it in the microwave or grilling it. To boil the corn on the cob, add it to a pot of boiling water and cook for about five minutes.
Boiling the corn on the cob is a good option for quickly cooking multiple cobs at one time. Another easy and quick option is microwaving it, allowing it to get steamed. Place the ears of corn on a microwave-safe dish and microwave for four minutes on high. Check them every four minutes until soft.
Cooking them on the grill is best done with a gas or charcoal grill set to medium-high. This takes about eight minutes.