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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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Bakewithheart commented 4 hours 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 18 days 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 29 days ago

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Freezing oysters

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by Muteki 1 month ago

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

Freezing ice cream toppings portions

by TracyPark 3 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 3 months ago

Freezing cream cheese - DON'T

by Bat Guano 10 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 4 months ago

Meat Quality: Costco, WF, Local Butcher, Supermarket

by khymari 9 months 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 6 months ago

Cheese danish

by csabos 7 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 7 months ago

Tips for leftover crab dip?

by chowlinda 8 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 7 months ago

Freezing a previously frozen pie that has been baked

by mleotx 7 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 7 months ago

Freezing a ricotta/spinach filling?

by MazDee 2 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 8 months ago

Can I freeze this marinade

by melliebay 8 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 8 months ago

Question on freezing meatballs

by tomjb27 4 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 8 months ago

Freezing Rouille?

by Hazardous 9 months ago

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

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hotoynoodle commented 8 months ago

Casserole with half and half, freeze?

by horstuff 9 months 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 9 months ago

Vacuum Sealer (inexpensive / starter) - Help requested

by saregama 9 months 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 9 months ago

Freezing homemade egg rolls? (Troubleshooting)

by NiceySpicy 10 months ago

I made up a few egg rolls to freeze and decided to freeze them uncooked. I guess my philosophy was that they won't ge...

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sisterfunkhaus commented 9 months ago

How To Store Lard

by Bon Ap 11 years ago

I traditionally use Crisco in my pie crust, but wanted to avoid hydrogenated oil this Thanksgiving, and so experiment...

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JOSA commented 9 months ago

3.5 year old whole frozen duck

by smgord 10 months ago

The subject line says it all… Is the bird still worth cooking? It doesn’t look like it is suffering from freezer bur...

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smgord commented 9 months ago

Stocking up on frozen meals before baby arrives

by pistachio peas 1 year 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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Madrid commented 10 months ago

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