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I absolutely hate shucking corn and picking off all the corn silk. I found out about this method and use it every time.
Get out your corn on the cob and place it in your microwave. Cook the corn on full power for 5 minutes.
(It's helpful to trim off the ends and scraggly leaves, too!)
Remove the corn from the microwave using oven mitts and cut about 1 inch off the bottom.
Hold the corn up from the opposite end and it will easily slide out completely clean.
If it doesn't come out easily, trim a little more off the bottom and try again!
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:) What a WONDERFUL idea! Do you have ANY idea how long this method might take me if I only have 20 bushel baskets to prepare for the freezer?
Was this corn ALREADY placed into the freezer in the shuck? With EVERYTHING that goes with it? And then microwaved?
Great idea for the occasional cob or 2.
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