if you do freezer cooking chances are pretty good that you have forgotten to take a meal out of the freezer before you left for work or school. And forgetting to do that can derail your entire meal plans because for many of these there's not enough time to quickly defrost them … [Read more...] about How to remember to take freezer meals out to defrost
If your are making a bouquet garni to use in a recipe, unless you are getting the herbs fresh from your garden, chances are high you will have more herbs than you need for your recipe. But can you freeze more for later? Yes, you can make extra bouquet garni with your leftover … [Read more...] about Can you freeze bouquet garni to use later?
If you don't eat almonds on their own very often and only use them in recipes, chances are you end up wasting almonds because they go stale before you can use them all up. But can your freeze them so they last longer? Believe it or not your definitely can freeze almonds, … [Read more...] about Can you freeze almonds?
If you have been growing a garden this year, chances are high you grew pumpkins for either Hallowe'en or for fresh pumping for pies on thankfully Thanksgiving. But what if you end up having too much fresh pumpkin to use? Is pumpkin freezable? The good news is that not only can … [Read more...] about Can you freeze pumpkin?
Hot dogs are packaged Orkut compared to hot dog buns. So chances are good that you will end up with either leftover hot dogs or leftover hot dog buns. If you end up with extra hot dogs, you don't want them to go to waste but hot dogs on their own p pretty boring. So if you … [Read more...] about Can you freeze hot dogs?
Canned tuna is a great and versatile staple to have in your cupboard because it can be used in something as simple as a tuna fish sandwich or in a dish like the family favorite tuna noodle casserole. But sometimes you don't need to use an entire can at once and you don't want … [Read more...] about Can you freeze canned tuna?
It seems as though many recipes call for only part of a can or container of coconut milk. But if you have stored coconut milk in the refrigerator, you know it doesn't last that long. But you can easily freeze coconut milk for future use! To freeze coconut milk, first ensure … [Read more...] about How to Freeze Coconut Milk
If your power goes out, the first thing many people worry about is how long food will last safely in a refrigerator. Do not open the fridge or freezer doors. Resist the temptation to "check" because every time you open the door, you are allowing the cooled air to escape. When … [Read more...] about How Long Will Food Last Safely in Refrigerator During Power Outage
Especially if you have a brand new chest freezer or have moved to a new area where you were not able to bring your freezer stockpile, there are ways you can stock that freezer for much less. Freezer foods often follow a cycle when they are available. And if you purchase on … [Read more...] about Stock your freezer by following sales cycles
You can easily freeze cheese in your freezer, so if you find that killer deal on cheese (Costo usually has great deals) or are buying cheese close to the best before date, you can easily freeze it for use later. If you are using cheese for cheese sauce, pasta noodles, etc, … [Read more...] about How to freeze cheese
If you have more mushrooms than you can use, you know they tend to dry out quickly. But you can freeze mushrooms to use at a later date. You want to use fresh mushrooms, this works best on mushrooms that haven't started to dry out. Wipe any dirt of the mushrooms first. Place … [Read more...] about How to freeze mushrooms
If you have kids, chances are pretty good that you have bought bananas for the kids, and then they end up not getting eaten before they start going brown. And if you don't have immediate plans for making banana bread, you can freeze them and use them later in smoothies (or banana … [Read more...] about How to freeze bananas
This is a quick way to get started with freezer cooking for those who aren't quite ready for cooking a month of meals in a weekend! Wait for ground beef to go on sale, then make these easy meatballs. Then store them in your freezer to quickly add to spaghetti noodles and sauce, … [Read more...] about OAMC Baby Steps: Meatballs for Spaghetti
If you are buying a new freezer, and you want the delivery company to take your old freezer away with them, it raises the question of what to do with your frozen goods in the meantime and if you should be making alternative arrangements to keep your frozen items frozen while your … [Read more...] about How long does it take a new freezer to get cold enough to freeze things?
If your freezer ends to get a lot of frost build-up on the inside, it can be a pain - not to mention a waste of electricity - to spend the time defrosting it repeatedly. But there are a few things you can do to ensure that your freezer doesn't get a lot of frost building … [Read more...] about How to prevent frost build-up in your freezer