How to Freeze Berries the Right Way
Freezing berries is the simplest way of preserving them in the long term, but fruit can often become brown because of oxidation or lose its firmness and will turn mushy. Because of this, many people wonder what’s the right way to freeze berries. To freeze berries, do the following: There’s a bit more to the […]
Can You Freeze Food in Aluminum Foil?
Being able to freeze food is an amazing thing. We use our freezer to prepare foods for the freeze dryer, store freezer meals, and to store leftovers. But when I run out of freezer plastic bags (or I’m trying to find a better option that’s not plastic), it’s totally normal to wonder if you can […]
Can You Freeze Food in Mylar Bags?
When it comes to food storage, it’s always good to have both a short-term and long-term plan in place. That way, you’ll be prepared for whatever the emergency or occasion is that has you dipping into your food storage. But that brings up an interesting question – can you freeze food in Mylar bags? In […]
Can You Freeze Food in Pyrex? Here’s the Truth
When you think of storing dry or fresh foods or freezing cooked or left-over foods, you think of something durable and hardy, able to withstand the cold of the freezer, or being bumped around on your pantry shelf for a while. You can freeze food in Pyrex, from fresh meat to cooked leftovers, to […]
Can You Freeze Beets without Cooking Them?
Garden harvest time is here, and it’s one of the best times of the year. But since we can’t eat all of our garden produce at once, it’s when we start thinking about how to store the excess for later – in the easiest way possible. Which makes me wonder – can you freeze beets […]
This is Why Your Frozen Vegetables Thaw
My kids love popsicles – and they spend way too much time with the freezer open looking for said popsicles. But one warm summer day, when they didn’t shut the freezer adequately, we had to have a chat about why closing that door is so important – and why an open door could cause all […]