Recipe adapted from A Bird in the Oven and Then Some by Mindy Fox (Kyle Books; 2010).
In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook corn until just tender, about 5 minutes. Meanwhile, using a mortar and pestle or the blade of a large knife, coarsely crack peppercorns. With tongs, remove corn from pot, letting excess water drip off, and transfer to a serving platter. Immediately drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and cracked pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature.