How to Blanch and Freeze Corn

Seven simple steps to make your crisp, colorful corn last all through the year!
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1. Shuck ears of corn.

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2. Cook whole ears in boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes.

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3. Quickly submerge ears in an ice bath.

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4. Use a sharp knife to cut kernels off of cob.

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5. Freeze corn kernels in a single layer on a baking sheet, so pieces freeze individually.

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6. Then transfer to a resealable freezer bag, labelled with the date.

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7. Freeze whole ears or snap them into smaller pieces for easier freezer storage and later use. Place ears into a resealable freezer bag, making sure to indicate the date frozen for easy reference.