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Old 09-05-2013, 10:23 AM   #6
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If the lye scares you, you can substitute with baking soda. It just takes a bit longer for the corn husk to break down.

If you use baking soda, the first round makes the corn kernals go bright orange. When they return to their natural colouring it's time to rinse, and put them back on the boil.
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