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Old 08-15-2012, 01:29 PM   #1
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Hello -

I'm looking for a tried and true recipe for freezing sweet corn.

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Old 08-17-2012, 10:25 AM   #2
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Welcome to DC! I blanch 8 ears at a time in a LARGE (20 l) stock pot. I add a splash of milk and sugar to the water. Once the water returns to a boil, I blanch for 4 minutes, rinse, and put in ice water (I freeze 2 l bottles and just put those in the sink with the corn). Let it chill for the same amount of time it cooked. I transfer the ears to a collander and then cut off the cob using an electric knife and an angel food pan.

This is pretty much how I do mine.

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Old 08-17-2012, 05:02 PM   #3
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I normally do like CWS but tried a different method with good results. This is what I did ...

Combine in a large bowl:
20 C Corn (unblanched, cut from the cob)
2 Tbl Salt
5 C Ice
1 C Water

Stir periodically until ice is melted. Scoop corn and resulting salt water into freezer bags, removing as much air as possible and freeze.
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corn, other, sweet

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