Michigan State University Extension
Preserving Food Safely - 01600655


     Select those with uniformly green color, compact globes
and  tightly  adhering leaves.   Size has little to do  with
quality or flavor.   Remove outer bracts until light  yellow
or  white bracts are reached.   Cut off tops of bud and trim
to  a  cone.   Wash  the hearts in cold  water  as  soon  as
trimming is completed.  Drain.                              

     Scald  7 minutes.   Cool,  drain  and  pack in  plastic
freezer bags or can or freeze jars or plastic freezer boxes.
Seal, label and freeze.                                     

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