August 26th, 2010

the blanching of the corn

We got our CSA share, and our fridge is pretty full this week. I didn’t want this sweet corn to go to waste. Won’t it be a nice addition to some festive winter stew?

remove corn silk with a soft vegetable brush

remove corn silk with a soft vegetable brush

drop corn into boiling water

drop corn into boiling water

boil for 4 to 6 minutes

boil for 4 to 6 minutes

plunge corn into ice bath, I put one tray of ice per ear of corn into the bowl

plunge corn into ice bath, I put one tray of ice per ear of corn into the bowl...then goofed around with the light and propping of the corn, so the ice is pretty melted here

remove corn from the cob

remove corn from the cob

label and date

label and date

freeze

freeze

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