How To Properly Freeze Corn On The Cob
Summer is a wonderful season for so many reasons like sunshine, warm weather, longer days, and a chance to take some well-deserved holidays. And of course, summer is amazing because so many types of produce are in season. We love corn on the cob in this family, and we’re always a bit sad when corn season comes to an end. Fortunately, there is a way to freeze corn on the cob so that you can enjoy it during the fall and winter.
Debora Williams Dembski took to Facebook to share her tried and true method for freezing corn on the cob. Here is her suggestion for freezing whole corn cobs:
Here is the way I’ve been doing it for many years, after a long time [an] old farmer told me how to get the best tasting frozen corn. Peel away a few of the outer layers of shuck skins. Trim each end of the cob. (See mine in pic). DO NOT blanch the corn. Put the corn straight into freezer bags or vacuum seal them, and freeze. When you’re ready to eat it, put it under running water & remove the shucks & silks. Then boil it for approx 15 minutes. You can also steam it, put on the grill in the shuck wrapped in aluminum foil or even microwave it. Perfect corn on the cob!!! It will taste like fresh picked. I’ve been doing it this way for many years & it’s never been soggy or gummy. Just always cook it while frozen.
Please….just try it.
And there you have it! I have never thought to freeze corn on the cob, but now that I know this is a possibility, I’m going to stock up at the end of the summer and try this method out. Thanks for sharing this awesome little corn hack, Debora!