How To Maintain The Freshness Of Ripe Corn On The Cob

Ideally, fresh corn should be consumed within a few days. When corn is harvested, the transformation from sugar to starch begins

Giving you only a small window of time to enjoy the most flavorful version of this summertime vegetable

Fortunately, there are a few effective ways to store corn on the cob to maintain its fresh quality and flavor.

If you don't have plans to consume ripened ears on the day of purchase, store unhusked corn in your refrigerator.

Alternatively, if you decide to peel and remove husks and silk, store clean ears in a plastic bag to retain moisture.

Choosing one of these storage methods will extend the shelf life of your corn up to two days.

For those of you who wish to enjoy fresh corn at a later date, freezing is the best option. Remove husks and silk, freezing whole ears in freezer-safe plastic bags.




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