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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.

 

Kohlrabi

Freezing Kohlrabi?This is a page about freezing kohlrabi. A good way to preserve kohlrabi is by freezing.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Frozen Brussels Sprouts

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

 

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 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Strawberry Pie

Freezing Strawberry Pie?This is a page about freezing strawberry pie. Many fruit pies can be made ahead and successfully frozen for future use.

 

Freezing Squash

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

 

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

 

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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.

 

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.

 

Red Snapper in Ice

Freezing FishThis is a page about freezing fish. If you have more fish than you can use right away, freezing is a great way to store it. Freeze your fish now so you can enjoy this tasty and healthy meal later.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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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.

 

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 Carrot Juice

Freezing Carrot Juice?This is a page about freezing carrot juice. Freezing your own fresh carrot juice is easy to do and a good way to preserve some for later in the year.

 

Potato Soup

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

 

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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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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Slices of deli ham

Freezing Deli Meats?You can save money by purchasing deli meats in bulk. Packaging and freezing it into smaller portions ensures that it won't spoil before you use it. This is a page about freezing deli meats.

 

Acorn Squash

Freezing Acorn Squash?This is a page about freezing acorn squash. You can freeze your excess harvest of acorn squash for future use.

 

Sour Cream

Freezing Sour Cream?This page is about freezing sour cream. Some foods can change consistency after being frozen.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Breaded and fried zucchini on a plate

Freezing Breaded ZucchiniBy breading sliced zucchini and frying it until the coating is just beginning to harden, but has not browned yet, you can freeze it for later meals. This is a page about freezing breaded zucchini.

 

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.

 

Blueberry Muffins

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

 

asparagus on wood cutting board

Freezing Asparagus This is a page about freezing asparagus. Canning and pickling asparagus are popular ways of storing asparagus but it can be frozen as well.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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

 

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.

 

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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Preparing Corn on the Cob in Advance?I'm having 130 people for a BBQ. I would like to prepare the corn on the cob days in advance. Can I husk, butter and season, wrap in foil and freeze for two days prior to the affair? I will then cook it in a convection oven.

 

A cutting board with whole and sliced zucchini.

Freezing ZucchiniThis is a page about freezing zucchini. Storing a bumper crop of garden zucchini in the freezer is a great way to preserve it for cooking in the cold winter 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.

 

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.

 

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Refreezing Defrosted Jam?Can I re-freeze raspberry jam? The freezer door was left opened and the stuff thawed.

 

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.

 

Freezing Butternut Squash

Freezing Butternut SquashThis squash can keep for quite awhile, but sometimes you may need to freeze some. This page is about freezing butternut squash.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 Chayote

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

 

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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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 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.

 

Spring of fresh basil.

Freezing BasilThis is a page about freezing basil. Freezing is one of the best ways to preserve your garden basil for use in the kitchen.

 

three banana peppers

Freezing Banana Peppers?This is a page about freezing banana peppers. A bumper crop of banana peppers leaves you with the task of finding ways to preserve them for later use.

 

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How Long Can You Freeze Fresh Mango?How long can you freeze fresh mango?

 

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.

 

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Freezing Creamed Corn?Can you freeze creamed corn?

 

Fresh Fennel

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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?

 

Cooked Bacon

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

 

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.

 

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 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Freezing Black-eyed Peas

Freezing Field Peas (Black-Eyed Peas)This is a page about freezing field peas (black-eyed peas). If your field pea crop was particularly bountiful, you probably will want to freeze some for future use.

 

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.

 

A tortilla sandwich wrap with lots of fresh veggies.

Freezing Veggie Wraps?This is a page about freezing veggie wraps. Wraps put together before you plan to eat them may get soggy. Most fresh vegetables loose their texture when frozen.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Freezing Food Without a Vacuum Sealer

Freezing Food Without a Vacuum SealerThis is a page about freezing food without a vacuum sealer. A vacuum sealer is a great way to seal food before freezing but if you don't have one there are alternatives.

 

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.

 

Uncooked Oatmeal

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

 

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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Freezing Chinese Food?Can you freeze Chinese food?

 

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Refreezing Cooked Ribs?I parboiled ribs and then froze them. Now I have thawed them out to put on a grill for browning, etc. Can I refreeze any leftovers?

 

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.

 

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Can I Freeze Raw Meat and Vegetables Together?Is it possible to freeze uncooked meat and veggies together so that I can cook them at a later date?

 

Storing Pineapples, Canning Pineapples. Sliced fresh mini pineapple.

Freezing Pineapple?This is a page about freezing pineapple. If you have more pineapple than you can use right away you can freeze the rest for later. Freezing is a great way to store your excess pineapple, especially for use in frozen drinks and smoothies.

 

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

 

Kneading Cookie Dough

Refreezing Cookie Dough?Refreezing cookie dough is generally advised against. While it may not make you sick, it can negatively affect the texture and flavor of the dough. This is a page about refreezing cookie dough.

 

Several nectarines from the farmer's market.

Freezing Nectarines?This page is about freezing nectarines. When you have an over abundance of nectarines, consider freezing them. They hold up quite well to being frozen and can be used in baking or other recipes later.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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Freezing Lunchables?Can Lunchables be successfully frozen without sacrificing taste/texture? I would like to stock up when I find a great sale on them, as my dd loves them. Thank you in advance for any help on this.

 

Top view of a jar of mayonnaise with spoon

Freezing Foods Containing Mayonnaise?This is guide about freezing foods containing mayonnaise. Mayonnaise tends to separate when frozen, making freezing food containing it an uncommon practice.

 

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.

 

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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!

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

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Freezing Eggs?How do I freeze eggs?

 

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Separating Frozen Pasta Sheets?How to separate large (12x15") Frozen Pasta Sheets? The stack of sheets are kept frozen until ready to compose the lasagna: Though each sheet is separated by wax paper, a sheet will crack as I try to pry it apart from the frozen stack. Help, love lasagna!

 

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

 

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

 

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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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