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Frozen french fries.

Freezing PotatoesCooked potatoes work best for freezing. Fresh potatoes can be frozen but the texture is often altered. Potatoes are often frozen in the form of french fries, shredded potatoes and diced potatoes. This is a page about freezing potatoes.

 

Potato Soup

Freezing Potato Soup?Save your leftover potato soup for another day by freezing it. This is a page about freezing potato soup.

 

Recipes Using Leftover Ham, Spiral sliced ham.

Freezing Leftover HamThis is a page about freezing leftover ham. Don't let any leftover ham go to waste. Freezing ham is a great way to preserve it to use in casserole, soups, and other dishes.

 

beef pot roast

Freezing Cooked BeefThis is a page about freezing cooked beef. If you have leftover cooked beef, such as roast, stews, or curries you can freeze the leftovers for a future meal.

 

Freezing Tortillas

Freezing TortillasThis is a page about freezing tortillas. Sometimes you can get a good price on a large bag of tortillas, more than you can eat right away; freeze some for later.

 

Frozen Brussels Sprouts

Freezing Brussels SproutsThis is a page bout freezing Brussels sprouts. Freezing Brussels sprouts is a great way to preserve their freshness.

 

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Freezing Garlic

Freezing GarlicThis is a page about freezing garlic. Freezing garlic can be accomplished as cloves, a whole head, or minced, but it can lose some of it's texture and flavor during freezing.

 

Ricotta cheese on fig leaves on white plate, with cheese knife.

Freezing Ricotta CheeseThis is a page about freezing ricotta cheese. Ricotta cheese is well known as the soft creamy cheese used in dishes such as lasagna, as well as, many desserts. Although ricotta cheese can be frozen there are some factors to keep in mind when doing so.

 

Various cheeses on a table.

How to Freeze CheeseWhether you bought cheese in bulk or have some left over, freezing it will keep it from molding and allow you to use it later. This is a page about freezing cheese.

 

Seafood Dip

Freezing Seafood Dips and Spreads?This is a page about freezing seafood dips and spreads. Freezing dips and spreads can be a bit tricky, as some ingredients don't always retain their texture when thawed.

 

Growing Cabbage, Selecting Good Broccoli, Freezing Cabbage

Freezing CabbageThis is a page about freezing cabbage. Cabbage can go bad quickly once it is past it's prime. Preserve it for use later by freezing your cabbage.

 

Tw Red Tomatoes sitting in Ice

Using Frozen TomatoesThis is a page about using frozen tomatoes. Freezing tomatoes is a great way to save them for use later. However, if you have a lot of them you will need to figure out what you want to do with all those frozen tomatoes.

 

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Freezing Fried Squash?Can I fry my summer squash and onions, let them cool and then freeze them? Then they will be ready to eat when they thaw out. Will they still taste ok? Has anyone tried this? I don't want to do this if they won't taste good.

 

Bananas

Freezing Bananas in the PeelA common way to freeze bananas for use later is to simply freeze them with the peel still intact. This is a page about freezing bananas in the peel.

 

Freezing Bell Peppers, Canning Bell Peppers, Peeling Bell Peppers, Drying Bell Peppers, Storing Bell Peppers, Growing Bell Peppers, Selecting Good Bell Peppers, Red, Green and Yellow Bell Peppers

Freezing Bell PeppersThis is a page about freezing bell peppers. Freezing bell peppers is a great way to preserve their freshness and color.

 

A carved turkey breast.

Freezing Leftover TurkeyThis is a page about freezing leftover turkey. Many of us full up on turkey at Thanksgiving and would [refer to wait a little while to eat more of it. Freezing your leftover turkey is a great way to preserve it for use at a later time.

 

Freezing Chayote

Freezing ChayoteThis is a page about freezing chayote. Chayote squash can easily be frozen by following a few simple preparatory steps.

 

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Freezing Hollandaise Sauce?I like hollandaise sauce, but live alone and end up throwing out most of it. Does anyone have a single recipe or can I freeze the remainder to eat later?

 

Frozen Meat

Shelf Life of Frozen Meat?This is a page about the shelf life of frozen meat. Freezing meat is a great way to preserve it, however, you may wonder just how long it will keep.

 

Cabbage Rolls

Freezing Cabbage Rolls (Holubtsi)?This page is about freezing cabbage rolls (holubtsi). A traditional Ukranian dish, the holubtsi or cabbage roll is a tasty treat that can be frozen and saved for later.

 

Imitation Crabmeat

Freezing Imitation Crabmeat?Imitation crabmeat is simply flavored fish and other ingredients such as starch to help it keep its shape. It can be frozen and is often sold that way. This is a page about freezing imitation crabmeat.

 

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How Long Can Bread Be Kept Frozen?How long can bread be kept frozen, without significant loss of value?

 

Cucumbers on ice.

Freezing CucumbersThis is a page about freezing cucumbers. If you have extra cucumbers this season, you don't need to let them go to waste. You can freeze them and use them later.

 

Freezing Candy

Freezing CandyThis is a page about freezing candy. Whether you are making candy ahead for gifts or got a good sale price at the store, freezing is one way to store candy.

 

leeks

Freezing LeeksLeeks are a good candidate for freezing for future use, just follow a few simple steps to clean and prepare them first. This is a page about freezing leeks.

 

Frozen cherry plums.

Freezing PlumsThis is a page about freezing plums. Freezing is a common method of preserving excess fruit and vegetables. So if you have an abundance of plums from your garden or found a great sale at the market consider freezing some for later use.

 

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Ice Crystals Forming When I Freeze Bread?Whenever I freeze bread or buns and then try to thaw them, a lot of ice crystals seem to have gathered inside the wrapped loaf. After the bread thaws some of it is hard and not very appetizing. I usually end up throwing it away. What can be done to prevent this?

 

Cracked Pistachio Nuts

Freezing Pistachio Nuts?This is a page about freezing pistachio nuts. Like many other nuts and seeds pistachio nuts can be stored in your freezer if properly prepared.

 

Freezing Lemon Juice and Zest

Freezing Lemon Juice and ZestLemon juice and lemon peel zest can be easily frozen for use later. This is a page about freezing lemon juice and zest.

 

Sweet potatoes lying on a towel.

Freezing Sweet PotatoesThis is a page about freezing sweet potatoes. You can shop of sweet potatoes when they are in season at the farmer's market or on sale at the super market. Now that you have a good number of this tasty tuberous root crop, consider freezing some for later use.

 

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Freezing Lamb Liver?Can pre-frozen lamb's liver be re-frozen after cooking?

 

Cooked chicken breast on white background with a couple sliced brussels sprouts to the side

Refreezing Cooked MeatThis is a page about refreezing cooked meat. Deciding on the safety of refreezing cooked meat can be confusing.

 

Oysters

Freezing Oysters?This is a page about freezing oysters. Oysters, whether cooked, raw in the shell, or shucked can all be frozen following the recommended method for each situation.

 

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Can I Freeze a Baked Sweet Potato Pie?Is it OK to freeze a baked sweet potato pie?

 

Canning Beets, Drying Beets, Growing Beets, Selecting Good Beets, Peeling Beets, Freezing Beets, Fresh Whole and Sliced Beets

Freezing BeetsThis is a page about freezing beets. If you have more beets than you can use right away, freezing them is a great way to preserve their freshness.

 

Chicken Noodle Soup

Freezing Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup?Chicken noodle soup is best frozen without the noodles. When reheating the soup, simply cook the noodles seperatly then add them to the soup. This page has tips on freezing homemade chicken noodle soup.

 

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Freezing Cheese Dip

Freezing Cheese Sauce and DipThis is a page about freezing cheese sauce or dip. Try freezing, when looking for ways to store extra cheese sauce or dip.

 

Frozen Green Beans

Freezing Cooked Green Beans?Even if your green beans are fully cooked they can still be frozen for longer storage. These would be good to use in future stews, soups, or casseroles. This is a page about freezing cooked green beans.

 

Sliced banana bread on a cutting board.

Freezing Banana BreadThis is a page about freezing banana bread. When next you bake some delicious banana bread make a few extra loaves and pop them in the freezer. This is a page about freezing banana bread.

 

Uncooked Oatmeal

Freezing Uncooked Oatmeal?This is a page about freezing uncooked oatmeal. Uncooked oatmeal can be stored in the freezer for quite awhile.

 

A bowl of cooked cabbage.

Freezing Cooked CabbageThis is a page about freezing cooked cabbage. Once cabbage has been cooked it can still be frozen for later consumption.

 

A can of corned beef.

Freezing Canned Corned Beef?Freezing is a good way to preserve leftovers or extra food products for later use. This is a page about freezing canned corned beef.

 

A variety of bagels.

Freezing Bagels?This page is about freezing bagels. When you have more bagels than you can use right away, the freezer is a good place to store them.

 

A frozen piece of meat.

Freezing MeatThis is a page about freezing meat. Meat of all types can be frozen for later use, but there are some considerations to keep in mind.

 

Pile of Frozen Oranges

Freezing Oranges?This is a page about freezing oranges. Freezing oranges is one way to enjoy this delicious and nutritious fruit year round, not just when it is in season. You can use it to make smoothies, sorbets, and other fruity desserts and snacks.

 

Freezing Celery

Freezing CeleryOften when we buy celery at the market there are leftovers. Although it will no longer be crisp, celery can be frozen to use in cooking.

 

Sugar Snap Peas

Freezing Snow Peas (Sugar, Chinese, or Sugar...This is a page about freezing snow peas (sugar, Chinese, or sugar snap peas). Freezing is a good way to preserve the overflow of your garden pea crop.

 

A pile of frozen meatballs.

Freezing MeatballsThis is a page about freezing meatballs. Sometimes it is easier to make meatballs in a large batch and then freeze some. If they are properly frozen they will maintain their quality and be ready for another meal.

 

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Can You Freeze Crisco?Has anyone ever tried freezing Crisco vegetable shortening? I have a huge can of it and don't want it to go bad.

 

Thawed Grated Cheese

Refreezing Thawed Cheese?This is a page about refreezing thawed cheese. If the cheese has thawed out but remained refrigerated, it can be refrozen. However, it will have an altered consistency and is best used for baked recipes, such as casseroles.

 

Fresh Fennel

Freezing FennelThis is a page about freezing fennel. If you find yourself with an abundance of fennel, freeze it for later use.

 

Lots of different types of bread.

Freezing BreadThis is a page about freezing bread. When baking bread it is sometimes easier to make multiple loaves and freeze some for later.

 

Potatoes

Freezing Uncooked Potatoes?Some cooks rinse the potatoes in water and vinegar, then blanch prior to freezing. These steps will help keep the potatoes from turning black when frozen. This is a page about freezing uncooked potatoes.

 

Prime Rib

Cutting and Freezing Prime Rib?This is a page about cutting and freezing prime rib. This large cut of meat may need to be cut into meal size portions and saved in the freezer.

 

Freezing Hot Dogs

Freezing Hot DogsThis is a page about freezing hot dogs. You can take advantage of sale prices on hot dogs by buying them in quantity and freezing them.

 

Freezing Fudge

Freezing FudgeThis is a page about freezing fudge. Freezing your homemade fudge can be very helpful, especially around the holidays when you are doing a lot of cooking in advance.

 

A graham cracker.

Freezing Graham Cracker CrumbsThis page is about freezing graham cracker crumbs. Being ready for the baking you have planned can be helped by freezing.

 

Water Chestnuts

Freezing Water ChestnutsIf you will not be using all of the water chestnuts you purchased in your recipe, freeze the rest for later. This is a page about freezing water chestnuts.

 

Freezing Pies

Freezing PiesThis is a page about freezing pies. Whether they are leftover from a get together or big day of baking, save your extra pies for later by freezing them.

 

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Freezing Homemade Cream of Celery Soup?How do you freeze homemade cream of celery soup?

 

Orange juice and oranges.

Freezing Orange Juice?This is a page about freezing orange juice. Freezing orange juice is a good way to preserve either freshly squeezed juice or excess cartons you got on sale at the market.

 

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Freezing Mashed Sweet Potatoes?Can mashed sweet potatoes be frozen?

 

Blueberry Muffins

Freezing MuffinsThis is a page about freezing muffins. Like most other baked goods muffins can easily be frozen for later use.

 

Applesauce in White Bowl

Storing Applesauce in Ziplock Freezer Bags?If you have made applesauce and have extra to store, freezing it is a great way to preserve the applesauce for later use. Here are some ideas about storing applesauce in ziplock freezer bags.

 

Green Tomatoes

Freezing Green TomatoesAt the end of the season don't waste those unripe tomatoes. Freeze them for future use. This is a page about freezing green tomatoes.

 

Turnips with greens.

Freezing Turnips or ParsnipsThis is a page about freezing turnips or parsnips. Whether you have a late harvest or found a good sale at the market, these vegetables can be easily frozen for later use. When freezing them selection is the first step. Then follow a few simple steps to prepare them for the freezer.

 

Several different types of cut melons.

Freezing Melons (Cantaloupe, Crenshaw,...This is a page about freezing melons, such as cantaloupe, crenshaw, honeydew, and watermelon. Melons all become ripe at once and preserving them is the best way to get that summertime flavor in the cold winter months.

 

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Freezing Chinese Food?Can you freeze Chinese food?

 

Frozen lemon slices on ice.

Freezing LemonsThis is a page about freezing lemons. Freezing is a great way to preserve the unused portion of a lemon or extra lemons for future use.

 

Frozen pretzel, round bread(boule), and square bread.

Refreezing Baked Goods?Sometimes previously frozen baked goods are not all eaten and you may wish to refreeze them. This is a page about refreezing baked goods.

 

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Reheating a Frozen Pre-cooked Pumpkin Pie?I would like to know if a cooked pumpkin pie can be frozen? If so how long would you reheat when ready to use? I over cooked for Thanksgiving and hate to throw it away if I can use at a later date.

 

Dish of mashed potatoes.

Freezing Mashed PotatoesThis is s guide about freezing mashed potatoes. Whether you have leftovers or want to make a large batch, freezing mashed potatoes is a good method of saving them for later use.

 

Calzone

Freezing CalzonesThis is a page about freezing calzones. Calzones are a perfect choice for preparing ahead and freezing, uncooked, for later meals and snacks.

 

Slice of grapefruit in an ice cube.

Freezing Grapefruit?This is a page about freezing grapefruit. Freezing grapefruit is one way to enjoy this delicious and nutritious fruit year round, not just when it is in season. You can use it to make smoothies and other cold, fruity desserts and snacks.

 

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Freeze Your Cabbage For Rolls?We started freezing whole heads of cabbage for bulk cabbage rolls. Why do some of the heads of cabbage discolour when thawing? They are a dark horrible looking colour, but when cooked are fine.

 

An apple pie with a lattice crust.

Freezing Store Bought Pies?Save pies that you have purchased at the store by freezing them. You can vacuum seal, use a freezer bag, or wrap in plastic wrap and foil. This is a page about freezing store bought pies.

 

mashed banana in baggie

Freezing Mashed BananasHere is the perfect thing to do with bananas that ripen too soon. Mash them up and freeze them for a future batch of banana bread or pancakes, or just to add to a morning smoothie.

 

A piece of cheesecake.

Freezing Cheesecake?This is a page about freezing cheesecake. Whether baking ahead or storing leftovers, cheesecake can be kept in the freezer for a period of time.

 

Ice cube tray, tart tins, and muffin tins filled with tomato paste

Freezing Tomato PasteRecipes often do not call for the use for full can of tomato paste, leaving leftovers. This is a page about freezing tomato paste.

 

pecan pie

Freezing Pecan Pie?This is a page about freezing pecan pie. You can make this delicious nut pie ahead of time and freeze it for upcoming holiday or family dinners.

 

bowl of marinara sauce

Freezing Spaghetti SauceYou can save time preparing meals by making a large batch of your favorite Italian seasoned tomato sauce and freezing it. This is a page about freezing spaghetti sauce.

 

Cantaloupe

Freezing Cantaloupe?Like most other melons cantaloupe can be frozen and requires no special preparation other and removing the rind and cutting into chunks. This is a page about freezing cantaloupe.

 

Zucchini Bread

Freezing Zucchini Bread?This is a page about freezing zucchini bread. Zucchini bread like many of the quick fruit breads can be frozen for future enjoyment.

 

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Freezing Breaded Fish?How do you freeze fish with the breading on it like you get at grocery stores? How do you get the breading to stay on?

 

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Storing Meat in a Deep Freezer?How long can you store meat in a deep freezer? Thanks.

 

Freezing Bread Dough

Freezing Bread DoughThis is a page about freezing bread dough. To save time, bread dough can be made in advance and frozen to use later.

 

Radishes

Freezing Radishes?This is a page about freezing radishes. Many gardeners will have excess radishes during their growing season. Freezing is an option although the texture does change somewhat.

 

Raw meat in vacuum seal bag

Refreezing Previously Frozen FoodsThis is a page about refreezing previously frozen foods. There may be food safety concerns when refreezing certain previously frozen foods.

 

Freezing Beef Stew

Freezing Beef StewBeef stew can be an easy thing to make lots of. Save some for meals later by freezing some serving of beef stew. This is a page about beef stew (freezer meal).

 

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Can I Freeze Corn in the Husk?Can corn be frozen in the husk?

 

Person scooping from a tub of ice cream next to a bowl of fresh raspberries.

How to Prevent Freezer Burn on Ice CreamThere is nothing more disappointing than finding a carton of ice cream that shows signs of freezer burn. Learn the best way to store ice cream without freezer burn or other damage. This page discusses how to prevent freezer burn on ice cream.

 

Pan of french fries in the oven.

Making Frozen French FriesThis is a page about making frozen french fries. French fries are very popular with kids, but can turn out soggy, not crisp, if not baked or fried correctly. This page contains tips for making tasty frozen french fries.

 

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Defrosted Carrots Are Watery?I stored my carrots in the freezer using polythene paper with no holes. After defrosting them, they were watery. Are they safe to eat? How can I dry them and store them?

 

A pile of apple slices.

Freezing ApplesThis is a page about freezing apples. If you have a large crop of apples or have bought them in bulk, freezing them will allow you to use them later.

 

Freezing Squash

Freezing SquashThis is a page about freezing squash. Squash is often in abundance in the home garden.

 

Pumpkin pie with fall leaves and gords.

Freezing Pumpkin PiesThis is a page about freezing pumpkin pies. Making your own pumpkin pies ahead of time can make meal preparation easier.

 

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Can Liverwurst Be Frozen?Can liverwurst be frozen?

 

Freezing Swiss Chard

Freezing Swiss ChardThis is a page about freezing Swiss chard. Swiss chard can be frozen for later usage much the same as other greens.

 

mashed bananas in baggie

Freezing Overripe BananasIf you are not ready to use them now, you can freeze overripe bananas for use later in baking. This is a page about freezing overripe bananas.

 

Frozen salmon fillets.

Thawing Frozen FishThis is a page about thawing frozen fish. There are some best practices associated with thawing frozen food of all kinds.

 

Freezing Spinach

Freezing SpinachThis is a page about freezing spinach. Spinach can be stored in a number of ways. Freezing your spinach will preserve it for use in later dishes.

 

Two figs with one cut sitting on a leaf.

Freezing FigsThis is a page for freezing figs. If you are lucky enough to have a fig tree, you may be inundated with these delicious fruit. In addition to drying figs, they can also be frozen for use later in recipes.

 

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Blanching Veggies - slices of zucchini and yellow squash

Blanching VeggiesOur garden is producing very well this year! To keep up with production we decided to make our own frozen veggies. This is a great way to get fresh and frozen at the same time, with just a few steps.

 

Pear melting out of a block of ice.

Freezing PearsThis is a page about freezing pears. Fresh pears can easily be frozen for future use in a variety of recipes. So if you grow your own or have stocked up on sale fruit, consider freezing your excess pears.

 

Freezing Green Onions

Freezing Green OnionsThis is a page about freezing green onions. Freezing green onions is a good way to always have some on hand when cooking.

 

an onion before freezing

Freezing OnionsStoring onions in the freezer is a good way to preserve them before they go bad or start to put out green shoots, and makes cooking with them quick and easy. This is a page about freezing onions.

 

Red Potatoes

Freezing Red PotatoesFreezing your crop of red potatoes involves a few steps but the harvest can be enjoyed for months once you have prepared the potatoes and frozen them. This is a page about freezing red potatoes.

 

Stuffing in Bowl

Can I Freeze Stuffing?Stuffing is often leftover from holiday meals. Freezing stuffing is a great way to preserve it for later use.

 

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Freezing Cookie Dough

Freezing Cookie DoughThis video shows you a quick way to freeze your cookie dough.

 

Flash Freezing Food

Flash Freezing FoodThis short video shows you a simple and effective way of flash freezing your food to preserve it's freshness.

 

Freezing Banana BreadWe can't always eat an entire batch of banana bread before it starts to dry out or mold.

 

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A container of frozen tomato sauce.

Freezing Tomato SauceExtra tomato sauce can easily be frozen for later use. Popular methods include freezing it in ice cube trays or plastic zipper storage bags.

 

A bag of frozen buttermilk cubes.

Freezing ButtermilkI read several entries here on ThriftyFun for freezing regular milk. I didn't see a mention of buttermilk, so here is my account. I hope you can put it to use.

 

Bags of vegetables in the freezer.

Using Frozen VegetablesMany vegetables can be frozen for future use. Often freezing will change the texture of the veggie, even if it is blanched, resulting in choosing other uses for them than those favored if served fresh. Some such as peas, beans, and corn whether freezing better than squash, as an example.

 

Cut up malanga tubers.

Freezing MalangaMalanga (Xanthosoma Sagittifolium) is a root vegetable, popular in Carribean cuisine. In the same family as taro root, malanga must be cooked before being eaten or frozen.

 

Iced tea with lemon slices.

Get the Most from Your LemonI love a fresh lemon slice in my iced tea but the lemon usually spoils before I can use the whole thing. I'd slice it up and put it in the fridge but, by the end of the week, it's slimy and spoiled. Until I thought of this trick.

 

A bowl of alfredo sauce next to a scoop of parmesan.

Freezing Alfredo Sauce?Freezing is a good technique for either storing made ahead dishes or leftovers. Alfredo sauce can be frozen in either case.

 

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Freezing Zucchini Bread?I am baking small individual loaves of zucchini bread today for Christmas gifts, that's 5 days away. Can I freeze in the aluminum pans they are baked in? I will be traveling 8 hrs in 2 days also so they will have to be in a cooler. Can anyone tell me the best way to keep them fresh?

 

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Black Spots on Leaves of Frozen Cabbage?Last year I picked, blanched, packaged, and froze my cabbage. I then months later went to use it and there were black spots on the leaves. This has never happened to me before and I did not do anything differently. I'm wondering why this would have happened.

 

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Freezing Eggs?How do I freeze eggs?

 

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Refreezing Pumpkin Pie?I have a previously frozen pumpkin pie and was wondering if it could be refrozen?

 

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Cutting Raw Prime Rib?Can I cut a raw 18lb prime rib into two pieces in order to freeze? How will that effect cooking of either half of the prime rib roast?

 

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Freezing Green Tomatoes?I have picked the last of my green tomatoes for the season and would like to freeze them to make chow chow later. Can I freeze them and how do I freeze them?

 

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