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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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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.

 

Frozen Brussels Sprouts

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Baking Soda

Freezing Baking Soda and Baking Powder?This is a page about freezing baking soda and baking powder. Freezing these two baking ingredients is possible if you follow some simple steps.

 

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.

 

Potato Soup

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

Fresh Fennel

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

 

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 Sandwiches

Freezing SandwichesThis page is about freezing sandwiches. Convenient lunches can be pre-made and kept in 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.

 

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.

 

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frozen vegetables

Using Freezer Burned VegetablesVegetable that have been freezer burned are perfectly fine to use but their flavor may be a little off. Using freezer burned vegetables is just like using any frozen vegetables.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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?

 

Freezing Artichokes, Storing Artichokes, Canning Artichokes

Freezing ArtichokesThis is a page about freezing artichokes. If you need to store artichokes for use later, freezing is a great way to accomplish that.

 

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

 

Uncooked Oatmeal

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

 

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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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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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 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.

 

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

 

A piece of raw beef sitting on a piece of aluminum foil.

Use Foil to Prevent Meat Freezer BurnFreezer burned meat is not as delicious as meat that has been frozen properly. If you would like to avoid getting freezer burn on your meat you can use foil to prevent meat freezer burn.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Cut and blanched Brussel sprouts on a white plate.

Blanching VegetablesThis is a page about blanching vegetables. Certain vegetables benefit from blanching prior to freezing. Blanching can help preserve the flavor, texture, color, and nutrient content of vegetables.

 

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Freezing Scalloped Potatoes?I would like to know if you can freeze scalloped potatoes. I do make mine low fat; I use non fat milk, butter buds and sometimes I use unflavored soy milk or unflavored rice milk. You can't even tell the difference.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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Freezing Chinese Food?Can you freeze Chinese food?

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Freezing Cakes

Freezing CakesThis is a page about freezing cakes. Sometimes we need to bake ahead or have too much leftover cake; freezing might resolve this issue.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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How Do I Freeze Purple Sprouting Broccoli?How do you freeze purple sprouting broccoli?

 

A banana on ice.

Freezing BananasThis is a page about freezing bananas. Bananas are best when fresh but can turn brown and mushy quickly. A good way to preserve them is to freeze them for later use in baking recipes or smoothies.

 

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Can you freeze a soup with heavy cream?Can you freeze a soup with heavy cream?

 

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Can You Freeze Basket Cheese?Can you freeze basket cheese?

 

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.

 

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Can Liverwurst Be Frozen?Can liverwurst be frozen?

 

A bowl of carrot soup.

Refreezing Soup?This is a page about refreezing soup. There seems to be differing opinions on the safety of refreezing foods including soup.

 

Pita Bread

Freezing Pita BreadThis page is about freezing pita bread. Pita bread is generally sold in multiloaf packages. Freezing is a good way to save some for future meals.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Blueberry Muffins

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

 

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.

 

Freezing Cookies

Freezing CookiesA good way to keep cookies fresh is by freezing until you need them. This page is about freezing cookies.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

Frozen Zucchini

Removing Excess Moisture from Zucchini Before Freezing?It is a good idea to remove excess moisture from your zucchini prior to freezing for a better result when using it later. This is a page about removing excess moisture from zucchini before freezing.

 

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.

 

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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?

 

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Freezing Dates?Can you freeze dates? If so, do you pit them first?

 

Cooked Bacon

Freezing Cooked BaconThis page is about freezing cooked bacon. Precooked bacon can save you time preparing breakfast.

 

Diced potato home fries.

Freezing Hash BrownsMaking your own hash browns at home is easy. You can freeze them and cook them later too. This is a page about freezing hash browns.

 

Pumpkin Rolls

Freezing Pumpkin Rolls?This is a page about freezing pumpkin rolls. These delicious jelly roll style pumpkin cakes with a cream cheese filling are sure to be a holiday hit.

 

Scattering of dried pinto beans with red peppers and cilantro. Cooking Dried Beans

Freezing Pinto BeansThis is a page about freezing pinto beans. Often when cooking beans it is more convenient to make a large pot. The leftovers can be easily frozen for future meals.

 

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.

 

Hard Boiled Eggs

Freezing Hard Boiled Eggs?This is a page about freezing hard boiled eggs. If you have excess hard boiled eggs, you may be considering different ways to preserve the extras, including freezing.

 

Freezing Carrots

Freezing CarrotsThis is a page about freezing carrots. Having some of your frequently used ingredients all ready to go when cooking can save time. With just a few simple steps you can freeze carrots for use later.

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

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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?

 

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.

 

Bagged ground beef ready for the freezer.

Freezing Ground BeefThis is a page about freezing ground beef. When ground beef goes on sale it is a great time to buy extra and freeze some for later use.

 

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

 

Photo of several pumpkins.

Freezing PumpkinsThis is a page about freezing pumpkins. Freezing pumpkins allows you to use them as an ingredient throughout the year. When thawed, the pumpkin can be used in many recipes like pies and soups.

 

Butter Cake Top View

Freezing Gooey Butter Cakes?This is a page about freezing gooey butter cakes. Gooey butter cakes are a dense sweet cake that originated in Saint Louis. If there are any leftovers or you are baking ahead, one way to keep the cakes is by freezing.

 

Freezing Cookie Dough

Freezing Cookie DoughThis page is about freezing cookie dough. Having cookie dough available in the freezer can make quick cookies for snacks.

 

Man Kneading Pizza Dough

Freezing Pizza Dough?Making pizza at home is a great way to save money and eat a more nutritious pizza. Making your own dough and freezing it save a lot of time later when you are ready to make your pizza. This is a page about freezing pizza dough.

 

Freezing Milk

Freezing MilkThis is a page about freezing milk. Milk prices fluctuate routinely, buying it on sale and freezing some can save you money.

 

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Freezing Swede (Rutabaga)?Can you freeze swede (rutabaga)?

 

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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

 

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Can I Freeze Bread in Original Packaging?I have read in several different places that you should not freeze bread in its original bag. A reason was never given. Does anyone know the reason? Thank you.

 

A jar of homemade salsa.

Freezing SalsaWhether you bought bulk salsa or made a lot at home, freezing salsa is a good way to preserve it for later. This is a page about freezing salsa.

 

Canning Green Beans, Freezing Green Beans, Growing Green Beans, Storing Green Beans, Drying Green Beans

Freezing Green BeansThis is a page about freezing green beans. Green beans can grow in abundance in your garden. If you need to keep some for later, freezing a great way to do that.

 

Freezing Chayote

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

 

Freezing Cauliflower

Freezing CauliflowerWhether you are a gardener or just found a good price at the market, freezing is a good way to preserve your excess cauliflower for later use. This is a page about freezing cauliflower.

 

Frozen vegetables in freezer safe bags.

Preventing Freezer Burn on FoodThis page is about preventing freezer burn on food. There are a few things to keep in mind when freezing food that can help it maintain quality.

 

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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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Yes Virginia, You Can Freeze Milk - bottles of frozen and thawed milk

Yes Virginia, You Can Freeze MilkA few years back, I house shared with a gal who froze milk. She would bring it in, uncap it and take a little out to allow for expansion. Then, recap and in the freezer it would go. I had never seen it and was dubious at best. It was a funky color and well, I doubted it would taste the same. I was young and foolish!

 

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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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Individual serving of pulled pork on a cookie sheet.

How to Freeze Pulled PorkWhen you make pulled pork, you usually make more than you can use at the time. If you put it in containers, there is often too much for when you want it. When I make it, I put it on a cookie sheet in clumpsto equal one serving. That way, you can take out just how many you need and keep the rest 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.

 

Individual serving of pulled pork on a cookie sheet.

How to Freeze Pulled PorkWhen you make pulled pork, you usually make more than you can use at the time. If you put it in containers, there is often too much for when you want it. When I make it, I put it on a cookie sheet in clumpsto equal one serving. That way, you can take out just how many you need and keep the rest frozen.

 

Banana chunks in a ziptop bag, for freezing.

Freeze BananasEvery so often, we end up with more bananas than we can use before they go bad. That's when I'll take those extra ripe bananas that as you can see are perfectly good inside and I'll freeze them for later use. As long as you freeze them with the peel off, in freezer safe ziplocs, they'll stay good frozen for up to 6 to 8 months.

 

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.

 

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 Eggs?How do I freeze eggs?

 

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

 

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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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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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Freezing Cut Out Cookie Dough?What is the best way to freeze cut out cookie dough?

 

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