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Can you freeze freshly squeezed lemon juice?

by kemi5 8 years ago

I acquired a grocery-sized paper bag full of lemons from a friend that has multiple trees. Many of them were of the j...

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BangorDin commented 28 days ago

Freezing oysters

by Muteki 5 months ago

I bought some oysters and clams with the intent of cooking them that night. Some unexpected errands and tasks came up...

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dunblak commented 2 months ago

Freezing cooked cabbage

by somervilleoldtimer 2 months ago

I make sweet and sour grated and braised red cabbage to go along with chicken paprikash, when I'm in a Hungarian mood...

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coll commented 2 months ago

Cream Cheese Frosting: Can I freeze it?

by DishyDiva 10 years ago

Hello, I made far too much cream cheese frosting for my carrot cake and don't want to throw it out. Do you thin...

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hotoynoodle commented 4 months ago

Crabs on ice - HELP

by 78CVCC 10 years ago

Yesterday my son caught a few crabs on the coast, and brought them back in a cooler filled with ice. They were alive ...

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MikeG commented 4 months ago

What happens if I freeze cheesecake?

by La Dolce Vita 12 years ago

My cookbooks say not to freeze cheesecake because it ruins the texture. How badly does it ruin it? Does it get gritty...

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medlar commented 4 months ago

Freezing Hard Boiled Eggs

by Pryderi 5 years ago

I have more eggs than I can eat, and I'm looking for a way to preserve them. I thought about hard boiling, peeling, ...

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KrisHodges commented 5 months ago

Freezing Anchovies

by kjbnyc 1 year ago

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

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hotoynoodle commented 5 months ago

Freezing ice cream toppings portions

by TracyPark 7 months ago

I enjoy a wide variety of desserts, freezing many of them and then thawing out portions. I've tried a dozen or so rec...

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babette feasts commented 7 months ago

Freezing cream cheese - DON'T

by Bat Guano 11 years ago

I don't know if this is common knowledge or not, but it doesn't work - the cream cheese sort of separates and turns g...

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jules1267 commented 8 months ago

Meat Quality: Costco, WF, Local Butcher, Supermarket

by khymari 1 year ago

We are only 2 in my household and to be honest, we only really cook on the weekends due to time constraints. I'v...

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mikeycook commented 10 months ago

Cheese danish

by csabos 11 months ago

Those individual cheese danishes wrapped individually, can you freeze those? It’s just me eating them and I hate to s...

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acgold7 commented 11 months ago

Tips for leftover crab dip?

by chowlinda 12 months ago

I made a crab dip for NYE with A pound of Phillips lump crab meat and have almost all of it leftover! What can I do w...

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Indy 67 commented 11 months ago

Freezing a previously frozen pie that has been baked

by mleotx 11 months ago

After cooking a frozen pie, can the leftover portions be refrozen? It is a Marie Callendar cherry crumb pie.

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acgold7 commented 11 months ago

Freezing a ricotta/spinach filling?

by MazDee 3 years ago

I made ricotta (excuse me, you might call it queso fresco!) to use in a lasagna, but that was cancelled, so I made a ...

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auntymair commented 12 months ago

Can I freeze this marinade

by melliebay 12 months ago

I made a smoky steak marinade today for carne asada. It easily made enough for several meals for our family of two. I...

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melliebay commented 12 months ago

Question on freezing meatballs

by tomjb27 5 years ago

Hello, I am planning to make a large batch of meatballs and freeze half of them. My usual method is to brown meatb...

hotoynoodle

hotoynoodle commented 1 year ago

Freezing Rouille?

by Hazardous 1 year ago

Can you freeze rouille? And if so, how do you thaw successfully?

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hotoynoodle commented 1 year ago

Casserole with half and half, freeze?

by horstuff 1 year ago

I’ve read half and half separates from being frozen, but will that matter in a casserole tetrazzini? Freeze first or ...

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Ttrockwood commented 1 year ago

Vacuum Sealer (inexpensive / starter) - Help requested

by saregama 1 year ago

I've been thinking about getting a vacuum sealer for a while. Main uses would be freezing raw meats / fish in individ...

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VFish commented 1 year ago

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