This is a great video with step by step instructions for freezing cauliflower (and broccoli).
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Can I freeze a whole cauliflower?
If you mean just stick a whole head in the freezer, you can, but you will not be happy with the results. It will get mushy and unpleasant.
Best to cut it into small pieces, blanch it and then freeze. Then the quality is much better and you can use it for many purposes.
This site gives the easiest directions:
It is more advisable to cut into pieces, blanch, dry and freeze
The only way that will produce the best results is to cut and clean it first then blanch it and freeze it right afterward.
Yes you can! I have a post that tells you how to blanch veggies, for the freezer.It's fast and saves much money!
Chop it and parboil it first.
Freeze a whole head without chopping in pieces?
No - it will be mushy and have to be discarded.
Previous suggestions are good but this link shows exactly how to do this - with pictures so it is very easy to follow.
Here is Ana's post about blanching vegetables.
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