Welcome back to Part 4 – Stuff Every Freezer cook should know. If you are just now joining in on this series, be sure to check out Part 1 – The Benefits of Freezer Cooking , Part 2 – Different Methods of Freezer Cooking and Part 3 –Seven Necessary Freezer Cooking Steps
Stuff every freezer cook should know.
Flash Freeze – You’ll hear me say this.. This method use to freeze food items individually. Here’s an example of Flash Freeze. Lets say we are making meatballs, you’ll roll each meatball, place them on a baking sheet that has been lined with wax paper and place the baking sheet in the freezer until all the meatballs are frozen.
Get the Air Out – You’ll hear me say this… This method is used to remove all of the air in your storage container. Air is the enemy when you’re freezing foods.
Foods that should not be frozen
- raw potatoes
- sour cream
- eggs in their shell, whole hard cooked eggs
Freezer Do’s and Don’ts
Do make sure you have all of your supplies on hand.
Do take breaks
Do prep foods the day before hand
Do wear an apron
Don’t go overboard, especially if this is your first time freezer cooking
Don’t shop and cook on the same day
Don’t refreeze a frozen meal
Don’t forget to label each item along with the date
This concludes the Freezer Cooking series… Join me on throughout the week where each Friday, I’ll be using the multiple meal cooking method. Then throughout the following week I’ll share with you my shopping list, recipes as well as my tips and tricks on how to shop, save and reduce your time in the kitchen.
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