The freezer is a gift! It is the simplest device for preserving food and can be your ally in keeping fresh things fresh and alleviating waste. And despite popular belief, freezing does not lead to a decrease in nutrients. But with a little what and how you can freeze. Here are 9 things you can freese to save your time and money.
Cook a big batch of rice, spread it on a cookie sheet on parchment paper and freeze. When the rice is frozen, just put in a freezer bag or containers and you have rice in a pinch! Great for brown rice which takes so long to cook! Use in casseroles, soups or fried rice. You can freeze pasta too. Cook the whole package and freeze any leftovers for later to add to soups and casseroles. Or freeze individual size portions in a baggie, making sure to squeeze out the air and get the bag as flat as possible. Reheat by running hot water over the bag for a few minutes!