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Freezing


Freezing food is one of the best ways to preserve the freshness in your food. Fresh frozen peas and corn taste almost as good as if they just came out of the garden. This is because freezing stops most chemical and biological processes that slowly bread down a vegetable once it is picked.

Most people prefer to freeze their produce in plastic "ziploc" bags. Better yet, you might want to try Vac Sealing and then freezing your produce, for extra long life and freshness.

Nearly any food, from vegetables, to meats, to prepared soups and stews are amenable to freezing. Yet there are a few that do not fare so well including lettuce and raw potatoes. Some require special preparation including cooking or blanching, and it is always wise to use clean fresh produce.

Don't forget to label and date your packages. Use waterproof pens, permanent markers, like Sharpie pens are very effective.

Here are a couple of helpful hints for specific items: Freezing Fruits Freezing Vegetables Freezing Meat

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