Blanching Corn on the Cob in the Microwave?So I have a great crop of corn on the cob this year and I wanted to save some of it for this winter because there is no way we would be able to eat it in time before it freezes outside but I was just not into stovetop blanching today. Do you ever have one of those days? Well I am.
So I did a little research about blanching corn in the microwave.
Now I cook corn on the cob in the microwave regularly for dinner so the time to cook the corn only partially in my microwave is 3-4 minutes.
Heres what I did:
pick your corn when it is ripe
let it soak in a water bath for several minutes to free it of bugs and dirt.
as soon as it is out of the microwave place it in an ice water bath.
let soak for about a minute in the ice water, this will stop the cooking process keeping your corn crisp, not chewy.
now place in freezer bags and done.
I am super excited to have 'fresh' corn on the cob this winter!
I know, more blanching, you will thank me this winter when you are loving your fresh fruit and veggies,
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