Be smart about freezing food--get expert tips from Chowhounds who love to cook and know what to freeze and what to skip.

Follow Freezing to see new discussions in your personalized Community feed, and receive updates to your inbox!

Community Discussions

Sort discussions by:

Display mode:

Stocking up on frozen meals before baby arrives

by pistachio peas 16 days ago

I'm expecting twins in early December. We are also moving in mid-September (but staying in the same city), and my hus...


medlar commented 3 days ago

Home Cooking Be the first to comment

Freezing homemade crescent dough?

by bethanyfa 5 days ago

I found a recipe for homemade crescent dough that I want to use for a party, but it makes way more than I will need. ...

Home Cooking Be the first to comment

What stage would I freeze this recipe in ?

by sasha145 16 days ago

I love to eat this fresh made but have A lot of fatigue and no idea about freezing. Ideally I would like to freeze as...

Freezing bananas??

by crn 10 years ago

What will happen? Will they turn brown & be mushy? Would you peel & then slice them? I can never use the whole bunch...


GWL666 commented 1 month ago

How to make alcohol freezies?

by itryalot 1 month ago

I just purchased some DIY freezie bags online. I was inspired by:


treb commented 1 month ago

Freezing gourmet donuts?

by itryalot 1 month ago

I live in a small town and will be travelling to a large city that has really good gourmet donut shops. I'll need the...

hotoynoodle commented 1 month ago

Can you freeze chopped onions?

by CookforFun 9 years ago

Hi, I bought a big bag of onions for $2. There are six onions, and I live alone, so I cook for one. I know they st...


alyrianne commented 1 month ago

Freezing/Roasting a Chicken

by insertclevernamehere 1 month ago

So my family looooves this recipe


damiano commented 1 month ago

can I freeze duck confit?

by A Fish Called Wanda 11 years ago

I got a little carried away in the store today and bought too many duck legs for confit. I know it can stay for coup...

stef75 commented 2 months ago

Freezing scrambled eggs?

by callmijane 9 years ago

Hey chow. I want to make and freeze some breakfast burritos so that those early school mornings are a little easi...


oreosmeow commented 2 months ago

Freezing curry with various ingredient?

by cgxy96 4 months ago

I cooked chicken curry with coconut milk, broccoli, chicken wings, onions and rice to go with it. Can I freeze it and...

Ttrockwood commented 4 months ago

What to freeze homemade broth in?

by Starr5678 5 years ago

I make my own broth and have been struggling to find an easy frozen storage solution. I want to freeze in 1 cup port...


MucousMembrane commented 4 months ago

Can I freeze ham salad?

by somervilleoldtimer 4 months ago

I have lots of delicious leftover ham. I used to love ham salad back in my 60's childhood in Cleveland. It used ham...


treb commented 4 months ago

Home Cooking Be the first to comment

Soft dry shrimps

by raees123altaf 4 months ago

I have been noticing that whenever i sun dry my shrimps clean them up and put in freezer for storage they gets hard l...

Re-creating clarification needed!

by Porkypig93 5 months ago

I've been trying to look up my answer for a while and have found some sources contradict others. My feeling is that t...


Bigley9 commented 5 months ago

Help with freezing/unfreezing/refreezing butternut squash

by jayemes 5 months ago

So my husband grew butternut squash and when they were ripe, threw them whole into the freezer (I know. Better to cle...

Ttrockwood commented 5 months ago

Freezing Potato Pierogi

by luciaannek 5 years ago

Hello! I'm wondering if anyone has ever tried freezing poatoe and cheese pierogi. It would be sooo nice to have home...


sasklady commented 5 months ago

Freezing risotto

by jav308 5 months ago

Hello all, I've done a quick search & wasn't able to find an answer for my particular question (apologies if it's ...

TorontoJo commented 5 months ago

Marinating Chicken After Slow Cooking... Then Freezing

by loveyournoms 6 months ago

In an attempt to lower my lunch budget and generally make meal planning easier, I would like to have frozen portions ...


loveyournoms commented 5 months ago

Freezing Anchovies

by kjbnyc 5 months ago

I have read that anchovies can go bad quickly, even when stored in the fridge and packed in oil. Can they be froze...

HeidiCooksSupper commented 5 months ago

Articles on Freezing