Easy-peasy corn on the cob technique: Pull back the husks but leave them attached. Yank off the silk. Plaster the corn with small shavings of butter and then push the husks back in place. (Optional: Wrap each ear with decorative binding of one loose husk that fell off. Click on picture for demonstrative enlargement.) Here comes the tricky part, so pay attention. Microwave the ears for three minutes!