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Blanched Basil is Bland

by HouseofEscobar 22 days ago

I am trying to preserve a pound of basil via blanch and freeze. I didn't think I did the blanching too long, maybe 8 ...

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janniecooks commented 3 days ago

Freezing portions of a gigantic costco chicken pot pie

by elise h 3 years ago

The Costco chicken pot pie is wonderful. Bountiful large chunks of chicken (white meat) and vegetables. I didn't dete...

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Fatso_Calrissian commented 1 month ago

Freezer meals for chemo recovery?

by sljones 10 months ago

I need some ideas for different meals that can be frozen for someone who is recovering from intensive chemo/stem cell...

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sweethooch commented 1 month ago

Freezing cheesecake

by barbarajw52 1 month ago

I froze a blueberry cheesecake with graham cracker crust. When I thawed it out the crust was soggy. How do I keep thi...

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barbarajw52 commented 1 month ago

Freezing chicken curry / stews

by rapscalli 10 months ago

Hi all, Cooked a few chicken dishes (chicken curries and chicken chasseur) and froze them. The chicken breast was ...

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chilliesnspice commented 2 months ago

Muffin Tin Shepherds Pie Suggestions

by BostonTparty 2 months ago

My son went away to college. Over the summer he became enamored with Shepherds Pie. I would like to freeze a batch an...

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stockholm28 commented 2 months ago

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Does creme fraiche freeze?

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by somervilleoldtimer 2 months ago

I thought crème fraiche froze well. However, I put a tub in the freezer, pulled it out a month or so later. The te...

Help! Freezing chicken liver pate?

by somervilleoldtimer 2 months ago

I made a terrific chicken liver pate with cognac, cream cheese and spices, but too much of it. Will it freeze for an...

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saregama commented 2 months ago

Freezing Chopped Garlic?

by bxgirl 2 months ago

Bought a bag of garlic at Costco, and it is A LOT of garlic. I am thinking of chopping-up several bulbs in the foo...

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dfrostnh commented 2 months ago

Stocking up on frozen meals before baby arrives

by pistachio peas 3 months ago

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

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saregama commented 2 months ago

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Freezing homemade crescent dough?

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by bethanyfa 2 months 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. ...

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What stage would I freeze this recipe in ?

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by sasha145 3 months 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...

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GWL666 commented 3 months ago

How to make alcohol freezies?

by itryalot 3 months ago

I just purchased some DIY freezie bags online. I was inspired by: https://www.fortnumandmason.com/t/categories/wi...

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treb commented 3 months ago

Freezing gourmet donuts?

by itryalot 3 months 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 3 months 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...

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alyrianne commented 3 months ago

Freezing/Roasting a Chicken

by insertclevernamehere 3 months ago

So my family looooves this recipe http://www.huffingtonpost.com/teri-turner/heroin-chicken-warning-extremely-addictiv...

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damiano commented 3 months ago

can I freeze duck confit?

by A Fish Called Wanda 12 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 4 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...

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oreosmeow commented 4 months ago

Freezing curry with various ingredient?

by cgxy96 6 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 6 months ago

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