How to Freeze Corn on the Cob
Want to know how to freeze corn on the cob? It's all about the blanching. Here's how to freeze corn that's still raw.
Step 1: Shuck Your Corn...or Don't
Step 2: Boil Your Corn
Step 3: Let Your Corn Cool Off
Step 4: Dry It Off
Step 5: Store Corn for Later
How to Store Corn on the Cob
Wondering how to store corn on the cob in the fridge? It depends on the situation. If your corn still has the husk, just pop it in the fridge uncovered. Wondering how to store corn that doesn't have a husk? Before refrigerating, just cover it tightly in plastic wrap, like Glad® Press'n Seal®. If the corn is already off the cob, store it in a plastic container and seal with a lid before refrigerating.
Some fruits and veggies emit a gas called ethylene as they ripen, which causes ethylene-sensitive product like corn to go bad before their time. To avoid this, store big ethylene producers like apples, avocados and tomatoes separately.
How Long Corn on the Cob Lasts
Wondering how long does corn last in the fridge? That depends. Corn that's still on the cob should last for one or two days. If you're storing corn that's cut, it should keep for three to four days. Or are you curious how long does corn last in the freezer? It should be good for up to eight months.
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