Can You Freeze Nuts Nuts of all varieties can be expensive to purchase and difficult to use up before they go bad in the pantry.  Don’t waste money throwing out rancid nuts.  Freezing nuts will greatly prolong their shelf life. Nuts kept in the pantry can turn rancid in as quickly as a few weeks due to their inherent oil and fat content.  Nuts can be kept in the refrigerator for about one year but freezing them will keep them fresh for up to 2…Continue Reading “Can You Freeze Nuts – How To Freeze Nuts”

Can You Freeze Calzones Calzones are a delicious food for quick weeknight dinners, casual weekend meals, or lunches to go.  Making calzones ahead and freezing them are a perfect way to speed up dinner on those crazy evenings and have easy packed lunches throughout the week. Calzones are a delicious comfort food with the traditional pizza style recipes of cheese and sauce (maybe a little pepperoni thrown it), but they can also be lightened up by using some healthier fillings.  Leftover chicken shredded up or…Continue Reading “Can You Freeze Calzones – How To Freeze Calzones”

Can You Freeze Cookie Dough? Freezing cookie dough is a great option to have for making fresh cookies on little notice.  Cookie dough lasts very well in the freezer and makes fresh cookies a breeze. How To Freeze Cookie Dough My son has been completely in awe of his grandma’s ability to present fresh, warm homemade cookies in record time.  He really did believe that she had some special cookie baking magic.  When he got a little older, I had to let him in on…Continue Reading “Can You Freeze Cookie Dough – How To Freeze Cookie Dough”

Can You Freeze Apples? Freezing is a great way to preserve apples!  It’s quicker and easier than canning. Freezing apples allows you to work with them whenever you have the time, not just when they are in season and abundant. Apples are so versatile that it makes perfect sense to load up on cheap apples when they are in season.  Of course, it would take days to process them in all of the different ways all at once, so pop them in the freezer and…Continue Reading “Can You Freeze Apples – How To Freeze Apples”

Can You Freeze Cookies? Freezing cookies is a wonderful way to save time.  By making cookies when it is convenient and freezing them for later, you can have delicious homemade cookies in minutes.  Cookies fair quite well in the freezer with a few tips to make them last. How To Freeze Cookies The hardest part of freezing cookies is making them.  My mom used to make a dozen different types of cookies for Christmas.  She would start the baking process around Thanksgiving and keep them…Continue Reading “Can You Freeze Cookies – How To Freeze Cookies”

Can You Freeze Corn On The Cob? You absolutely can freeze corn still on the cob.  It takes much less time than cutting the kernels off the cob first and still tastes great. Corn on the cob is a huge hit with my family.  Of course, enjoying corn on the cob is best experienced at the peak of summer when the corn is sweet and juicy and delicious.  That being said, its such a short season and we really miss the fun of eating corn…Continue Reading “Can You Freeze Corn On The Cob – How To Freeze Corn On The Cob”

Can You Freeze Bacon? Freezing leftover bacon whether cooked or uncooked is easy and works great! With the proper technique, using leftover bacon piece by piece from the freezer is easy and convenient without any waste. There are a few simple ways to freeze bacon. Follow these easy steps to learn how! Bacon is a delicious way to start your day. Albeit not the most healthy food, bacon is satisfying and easy to prepare. As yummy as it is however, it can be difficult to…Continue Reading “Can You Freeze Bacon – How To Freeze Bacon”

Can You Freeze Onions? Freezing onions is super easy and works great. They thaw quickly and can even be thrown into cooked dishes right out of the freezer. Frozen, pre-chopped onions are handy and speed up weekday meal prep. It seems that almost every recipe calls for an onion. I try very hard to keep at least one onion on hand because they  truly are a pantry staple. However, there is a wide variety of onions and there is no way I will have the…Continue Reading “Can You Freeze Onions – How To Freeze Onions”

Summer squash is a delicious vegetable that is abundance throughout the latter part of summer.  It’s usually readily available throughout the year in any supermarket but the fresh from the farm kind is always so yummy. There are actually several varieties of summer squash. Zucchini is a very popular type of summer squash as is it yellow, slightly chubbier counterpart.  A noteworthy fact to keep in mind with regard to zucchini is that bigger does not mean better.  Zucchini can grow to baseball bat proportions…Continue Reading “Can You Freeze Summer Squash – How To Freeze Summer Squash”

Coffee creamer comes is all shapes and sizes.  From liquids to powders, from hazelnut to fat-free, there is something to please every coffee drinker.  I myself am not much of a coffee creamer user.  I really do prefer my coffee black and pretty strong.  It’s not that I don’t love a creamy cup of flavored coffee but first thing in the morning, I’m really just looking for a wakeup call. Based on my very unscientific research, I would say that I am in the minority…Continue Reading “Can You Freeze Coffee Creamer – How To Freeze Coffee Creamer”