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Frozen Food

The deep freeze is here. Find what you need to know about frozen food, from storage suggestions to favorite frozen foods to recipes using frozen foods.

The Coolest (and Tastiest) Costco Frozen Food Finds

Tied with trying to figure out which will be the fastest checkout line, it’s the biggest Costco dilemma: There's an item you want at a price that’s too good to be true, only the portion is just way...
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Awesome spicy XO sauce built into shrimp / scallop dumplings

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by jhleung 25 days ago

I've been consuming these like crazy lately. I used to only buy the handmade dumplings from the "auntie factory" on Taraval & 29th or the other one on Irving and 18th ---- but I actually think thi...

Trader Joe's switches up beloved frozen croissant!

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by athome11215 1 year ago

Urgh! So frustrated and sad to report that the small frozen croissants that I have been buying from Trader Joe's out of their frozen "breakfast" inventory for nearly ten years have been substitute...

My frozen spanakopita burst open

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by luckyfatima 4 months ago

I made Archer's Farm frozen spanakopita according to the instructions on the back of the box and they came out like this. The instructions say to bake frozen at 425 for 12-14 minutes. They had alre...

Steaming Frozen Shrimp: Thaw First or Cook from Frozen?

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by damian 7 years ago

I never plan ahead enough to defrost in the fridge. The choices are to thaw under running water, or steam from frozen. Which tastes better, in your experience? Bonus question: For thawing unde...

Frozen Indian Entrees

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by zackly 8 months ago

I buy these for my wife's lunch which she microwaves. She likes Trader Joe's Chicken Tikka Masala. Recently, I've seen new brands such as Saffron Road, Amy's, Tandoor Chef and others. Anyone try th...

How to use a bag of frozen mixed seafood so that it isn't chewy as gum.

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by Full tummy 11 years ago

I recently purchased a bag and used it in a pasta sauce; it has mussels, squid rings, and octopus, among other types of seafood. While the squid rings were tender, everything else seemed pretty mu...

After thawing frozen fish, is there anything you can make (other than a sauce or baked goods) with the fishy-scented and -flavoured water?

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by KainYusanagi 11 months ago

I know I could always use it to make a strong fishy-flavoured seafood sauce, especially if I add in some seafood boullion or other fresh seafood ingredients to round out the flavour, but instead of...

Bagel Dogs! Help!

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by moochia 8 years ago

The Husband's birthday will soon be here. He's been craving bagel dogs since Costco stopped carrying them years ago. Are there any to be had in the So. Cal. area? Or does anyone know of a compan...

Lucullus: Ripping off unsuspected customers using FALSE labeling!! - Buyers Beware!

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by Charles Yu 1 year ago

Bought this box of frozen prepared food from Lucullus at Hwy#7 & Chalmers. Supposed to be ' Pork spare ribs with black bean '. Found their charging $7.99 for such a SMALL box already over-priced bu...

How long thawed meat stays good?

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by camille 14 years ago

I tend to buy a bunch of meat in one shopping trip (mostly chicken and turkey cutlets, and ground lean beef and turkey), then freeze it for later use. 1) I tend to do a counter/fridge combo for...

TJ's Frozen Scallops-What am I doing wrong?

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by DanielleM 13 years ago

I purchsed a package of Frozen Wild Jumbo Scallops from Trader Joe's, hoping to add scallops to our cooking repetoire along with frozen shrimp that we use regularly. I defrosted the scallops by ...

Frozen Sour Cherries: Long Island NY?

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by sbp 3 years ago

Anyone know where to find frozen sour cherries on Long Island? Nazar Turkish market in Deer Park used to carry them, but no more. I've got jarred, but want to make a pie with a mix. The frozen has...

Fish Sticks--yes, fish sticks!

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by randyjl 8 years ago

I remember how good fish sticks were back when I was a kid. The best ones I have found today are Schwann's. Can anyone recommend and grocery store brands? No minced fish! I know some foodies are sc...

Freezing a previously frozen pie that has been baked

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by mleotx 2 years ago

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

Are these clams still useable?

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by mish 13 years ago

I purchased a 5 lb bag of LIVE clams at costco today. When we got home my hubby emptied the car and shoved the clams in the freezer by mistake. It wasn't until late tonight when we realized what ...

Special Find! WILD Heads-on Argentinian Prawns

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by Charles Yu 3 years ago

Mid-Autumn Festival Special at Foody Mart ( Steeles/Warden ) WILD Heads-on Argentinian Red Prawns ( 10/20 ). Was $49.99, now $42.88 for 2 Kg!! Going to cook a few, a la planxa tonight or may be...

ISO Cha Gio frozen (by the dozen) GTA

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by itryalot 2 years ago

I have my pit stops ready for our visit to GTA but the other couple we're travelling with want to buy frozen vietnamese spring rolls (cha gio) with the port and vermicelli and veggies in it. Is th...

Diestel Turkey Ranch | Sonora Gold Country

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The website for Diestel Turkey says: "Visit Our Ranch Planning a trip to Sonora or Yosemite area? Feel free to come by and visit the ranch." So I did. It's pretty close to Indigeny Reserve C...

Cooking Frozen Uncooked Lo Mein Noodles

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by sandyinmd 2 years ago

I have a 16 oz package of Frozen lo mein noodles. They are uncooked. Normally they have to be boiled in water for about 5 to 6 minutes. But that's when they're fresh. Can I cook them from frozen wi...

Schwans Home Delivery

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by mamamia 13 years ago

(the title should have the correct spelling - Schwans) On my drive home I was next to a Schwans delivery truck. I remember my mom ordering things from Schwans: Push Ups, Sugar Snap Peas, Chick...