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Pick or buy your ears of corn. The number you need will depend on how many quarts you want to end up with. One large ear equals a little less than 1 cup. (4 cups in 1 quart)

Shuck your corn.  This is a great time to cut off the ends as well.  Be sure to check for worms-cut them out at this time.

Shuck your corn. This is a great time to cut off the ends as well. Be sure to check for worms-cut them out at this time.

Wash your ears of corn to remove any silks.

Wash your ears of corn to remove any silks.

Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add corn.  Start timer when the water has been brought back up to a boil.  Boil for 5 minutes.

Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add corn. Start timer when the water has been brought back up to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.

Lay your corn out to cool.  This is a very important step.  Be sure your corn has cooled off completely before moving on.

Lay your corn out to cool. This is a very important step. Be sure your corn has cooled off completely before moving on.

Cut your cooled corn using a knife or corn cutter (shown in picture).  Throw away used corn cobs.

Cut your cooled corn using a knife or corn cutter (shown in picture). Throw away used corn cobs.

Label your freezer bags with the date. Using a measuring cup, fill your bags with the cut corn. Seal tightly and lay flat to freeze.

  • Fresh Corn
  • 1.0 Sharp knife or corn cutter
  • 1.0 Large pot
  • Quart size freezer bags
  • 1.0 Measuring Cup