Slice corn off of cobs into LARGE bowl, scrape down the cobs with dull end of knife after slicing to capture juice. A little messy, choose a spot for easy cleanup. Using a small paper or plastic bowl upside down on bottom of large bowl helps. Late breaking news: the "OXO Good Grips Corn Prep Peeler" makes this whole step much easier. No, they didn't give me one. And Alton is going to have to grant a "unitasker" exemption.