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Grilled corn on the cob can be a tasty addition to a meal. If you don't have a grill or weather prevents you from grilling corn outside, you can grill it inside using a conventional oven. This method is often referred to as oven roasting, but the result will taste very similar to grilled corn.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Prepare the corn by removing the outer layers of husk, leaving at least one layer of husk on the corn. Remove the stem portion of the ear.

Tear squares of aluminum foil large enough to fit around the corn and leave 2 to 4 inches of foil over the ends.

Wrap each piece of corn with a piece of aluminum foil.

Place the corn on the bottom rack of the oven.

Cook for 15 minutes, turn the corn and cook for an additional 15 minutes.

Remove the corn from the oven carefully, as it will be extremely hot. Keep the ears covered with foil until ready to serve.


For more tender corn, place the wrapped ears in water for up to an hour before grilling.


Be very careful when opening the oven--it will be steamy as will the corn when unwrapped from the aluminum foil. Steam can burn, so keep children away from the oven and open the aluminum foil for them before serving.

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Sylvia Harrison's professional career began in 2007 when "Lilly Lightlace" was published in the American Poetry Anthology. She has had several articles published online. Harrison has an H&R Block accounting certification, a diploma in Medical Transcription from International Correspondence Studies and administrative assistance experience education.