Can you freeze milk, eggs, cheese, and other food? Yes! Freezing food is a great way to extend the lifespan of those items. Learn how to freeze milk, eggs, and more!
If you are trying to grocery shop less often and make food last longer you are likely wondering what you can freeze. I have been freezing a lot more lately and while a lot of things can just go in a container in the freezer somethings need a bit more care and making sure you freeze things correctly can help maintain their quality.
My freezer is key to how I grocery shop once a month. It’s amazing all the things you can safely freeze. Yes, you really can freeze milk and freeze eggs.
When we never know if items will be running out in stores it can be nice to make sure we have stocked up on our essentials and we want to be really sure they stay safe and fresh. The last thing we need now is food waste.
I have rounded up tips for how to freeze all kinds of things to hopefully help you find all of the information in one place.
How to Freeze Food
Freezing Dairy Products
Freezing Bread & Grains
For flour, uncooked rice, cornmeal, oats, and other grains put them in an airtight container and freeze. You want to make sure moisture stays out and otherwise, you can freeze as-is.
More Things You Can Freeze
These are the things I find most useful to freeze and that I have gotten questions about. I’m happy to add more if you have other things you want to be added to the list. Leave your requests in the comments below.
How to Freeze Meals
What about full meals for later? Making freezer meals is a great way to reduce your workload and even reduce food waste. Each type of meal usually has different instructions for freezing. Most casseroles can just be wrapped tightly and put in the freezer, it’s one of the easier freezer meals.
If you want more details, recipes, and my recommended supplies be sure to check out Intro to Freezer Cooking. It includes over 50 healthy freezer meal recipes and it’s all free!
Making good use of your freezer is such a helpful way to keep things running smoothly right now and keep your family well-fed.