Month: October 2016

Dairy

Can You Freeze Half-and-Half?

Can you freeze half and half? Yes, despite what others say, it's possible to freeze half and half and other dairy products! That said, cream-based food items are tricky to freeze. The thinner consistency of half and half means it is prone to breaking or splitting once it is defrosted, giving the thawed half and…

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Others

Can You Freeze Donuts?

Donuts have notoriously short shelf life. When kept at room temperature, donuts can only keep up to two days. That begs the question - can you freeze donuts? You can always store leftover donuts in the fridge but it will only keep fresh for 5 days. A great way to keep this popular dessert fresher…

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Others

Can You Freeze Turkey?

Traditionally, turkey is served during Thanksgiving and most households tend to have a lot of leftovers once the festivities are over. The good news is, you can freeze turkey, along with its sauces, and use whatever’s left of the bird for new dishes, including stews, casseroles, and sandwich fillings. It doesn’t really take much to…

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Dish

Can You Freeze Potato Soup?

Can you freeze potato soup? Nothing hits the spot like a hearty bowl of potato soup on a cold day. But if you made too much, you have to store the leftovers for later use. If your family will eat the soup within a few days, it can stay in the fridge just fine. What…

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Grains

Can You Freeze Oatmeal?

Healthy, delicious and wholesome, oatmeal makes the perfect breakfast meal and it’s easy to whip up too! Oatmeal can keep for a long, long time, especially if it’s uncooked. However, it is not impervious to spoilage. When it’s not stored properly, uncooked oatmeal can turn moldy. Cooked oatmeal is very prone to spoilage especially if…

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Others

Can You Freeze Nutella?

Nutella is a classic hazelnut and chocolate spread with a lot of uses, especially in baking. Unsurprisingly, this American favorite is a hit among kids that’s why it’s always a good idea to keep a bottle or two in handy. While Nutella can keep for several months at room temperature, it can go rancid because…

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Vegetables

Can You Freeze Tomato Paste?

Can you freeze tomato paste? Tomato paste is a kitchen staple with a lot of uses. That's why it won’t hurt to save whatever’s left for later use. Of course, once a can of tomato paste has been opened, you have to store it carefully to prevent spoilage. You can freeze tomato paste and store…

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Dairy

Can You Freeze Sour Cream?

Can you freeze sour cream? Just like any dairy product, sour cream does not keep well even if it’s stored in the fridge. If you have excess sour cream and you’d like to keep it for longer, you’d have to freeze it to make it last for months. Yes, you can freeze sour cream but…

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Vegetables

Can You Freeze Vegetables?

Most recipes require fresh vegetables but not all produce are available all season long so what to do? You can always freeze vegetables to ensure a steady supply of your favorite produce! Freezing vegetables properly will require more effort than simply sticking them in the freezer. Just like fruits, vegetables are extremely delicate and sticking…

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Others

Can You Freeze Cookie Dough

There’s something truly comforting about a plate of cookies, fresh out of the oven but who has time to bake? For busy folks, baking is a luxury that they simply cannot afford to do thanks to their packed schedules. But if you have kids or you want to keep instant treats to yourself, you can always…

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