Freezer Meal Tips and RecipesOne way to help organize your busy schedule and still have delicious home cooked meals most nights is to prepare them in advance and freeze. This page contains some helpful freezer meal tips and recipes.
Freeze a Month of Dinners in One AfternoonBy spending several hours on an afternoon you can prep and freeze enough meals for an entire month. This not only saves time when heating or cooking them later, but you may also save on food costs by buying enough of some ingredients to use for more than one meal while it is on sale. This is a page about freeze a month of dinners in one afternoon.
Freezing CasserolesThis is a page about freezing casseroles. Making and freezing casseroles ahead of time can help make meals easier and faster on days when your schedule is overly busy.
Make Your Own Frozen PizzaThis is a page about how to make your own frozen pizza. Make your own frozen pizza and experience the convenience, but not the expense, of store bought frozen pizza.
Various Meal Ideas From Homemade Beef SoupPrepare your own favorite basic beef soup recipe. I normally make mine with bite-size pieces of lean pot roast in a huge soup pot so I can make enough to freeze and last me all winter long.
Soups to Last All WinterEvery fall, I pull out my large crock pot and start cooking. First I make 2 pots of chicken soup, then 2 pots of vegetable beef soup, then 2 pots of chili.
Robbyn's Friendly Freezer?What happened to Robbyn's Friendly Freezer? I need the recipes. I miss the site and can't find it anywhere!
Freezing Meals Containing Cream Soups?I am expanding what I cook to put in the freezer and have a few questions.
Meals For A Freezer Swap?I am going to a freezer swap on Friday. I am looking for easy, cheap, relatively healthy meals that can be frozen, and then shared with friends. Thanks in advance!
Making Your Own Frozen Meals?My family really likes eating the frozen pre-packaged meals like Voila! or some of those Banquet meals found in the frozen aisle. Often times I have thought that I could make them on my own ...
Preventing Frozen Dinners From Getting Excess Ice in Them?I sometimes get frozen dinner items for our Grand Children to eat on the run. Tonight they opened an Alfredo meal and it was covered
Freezing Sides To Go With Pork Chops?What "sides" freeze well? I am making pork chops to freeze and exchange and was thinking about stuffing and a vegetable.
Ground-Beef MixGround-Beef Mix. Make up a few batches of these when you can, then on extra busy days you can quickly prepare a main course. . .
Recipes You Can Freeze?Does anyone know any quick recipes that you can freeze? That would be a great help!
Cook Two CasserolesWhen making a casserole, double the ingredients and make two. Cook one and store the other in the freezer.
Creating A Freezer Meal Exchange Group?There are a few of us in my community that would like to start a freezer-meal exchange where 5 of us make four recipes and excange with the others to have enough freezer meals for weekdays for a month. I would love it if anyone involved in a similar group could offer any tips for making this a success!
Why buy frozen biscuits when you can do it yourself?When I make biscuits I usually make about 20 to 30. I bake what I need at the time and then I put the others on a baking sheet covered with wax paper and place them in the freezer for a few hours. When they are frozen I just put them in a freezer bag. Then we have homemade biscuits in about 20 min.
New Contest! Frozen Assets: How to Cook for a Day and Eat for a MonthFrozen Assets is small in stature, but jam-packed with meal-planning advice. It contains recipe ideas, plus detailed instructions on how to get the maximum value from your food dollar, while also slashing meal preparation times.
Cook An Extra Meal and FreezeWhen preparing a meal (it doesn't matter if it is a breakfast casserole or a dinner), try doubling the amount you are cooking. Freeze the second part.
Make Your Own Frozen FoodsI use my stock pot to make huge pots of soup, or chili, or spaghetti sauce to use for one dinner and freeze the rest in meal-size portions and use one a night when there is not time to cook and you still need a hearty meal.
Can you 'perk-up' frozen leftovers?I froze some mac & cheese. When it thawed out it was very 'blah'. Anybody got any suggestions for perking up something that shouldn't have been frozen; or was frozen incorrectly? BTW, I just put it in a freezer bag, how should I have done it?
Chyann from KY
A Quick Supper From LeftoversKeep a large plastic container in your freezer. A gallon jar with lid or a plastic ice cream bucket. Or even a large Zip lock bag will work. Instead of throwing away the celery leaves when you trim celery, tuck them into the container. That spoonful or two of leftover peas, corn, carrots, etc.
Freezing PizzaA Guide to Freezing Pizza. Prepare and freeze pre-baked crusts ahead of time to have on hand when you need them. Freeze leftover meat, vegetables and cheese to use as toppings.
Freeze a Month of Dinners in One AfternoonIn just three hours, I made dinners to freeze for the entire month. I do this each month and it's so much easier than freezing the raw meat, then thawing it then cooking. This way, the kitchen is only hot for a few hours.
Freezing SandwichesGood packaging for freezing prepared sandwiches includes freezer-grade plastic bags, rigid plastic containers, glass containers, heavy-duty aluminum foil and foil containers.
Freezing an Unbaked Quiche?I am making some meals for some friends and will be making crustless quiche. My plan is to cook everything (meat, veggies, rice) and then add that to the eggs. I plan on not cooking the meal, freezing it, and then they can cook it.
Freezing and Reheating Breakfast Egg Casseroles?I am trying to get a definitive answer regarding freezing breakfast egg casseroles. Does one bake them and then freeze? Or freeze them unbaked?
Once A Month Cooking Ideas?Can anyone suggest some good cookbooks for once a month cooking? I would like to cook for two weeks at a time and then build up to once a month if my regular freezer will hold it all. I would be most interested in the cook it, freeze it, thaw it, and reheat it type of books.
Homemade Frozen Hash Browns?What is the trick to freezing your own hashbrowns?
Freezer Friendly Eggless Breakfast Burrito Recipe?I am looking for a recipe for a freezer friendly breakfast burrito. I need one "without" eggs. I am trying to find different recipes for my husband for breakfast. Thanks!
Freezing Stuffed Squash and Squash Casseroles?I'm making stuffed zucchini, and want to freeze them. Do I stuff them first and cook them or just stuff, cool, wrap well, and freeze. Then when I want to serve, unthaw completely and then cook. I am also trying to make a yellow squash casserole and am wondering do I do the same with it?