Gardening: freeze, can, or dry your harvest?
I have a large garden every summer and, every fall, my friends and colleagues always ask the same question: Do you freeze, can, or dry your harvest, and why ... necessary) these vegetables, then fill the freezer bags (labeled and dated), and put them ...
Sean Brock Asks Dave Arnold: On Aging Bourbon & Blanching
I would stare at the pot of asparagus blanching and wait for the exact moment for the color to change before pulling them ... Would you mind explaining the color change during the freezing/vacuum process? Is it better than blanching? Vegetables are ...
THE MINIMALIST; FREEZE THAT THOUGHT
You already own it. For just as the stove comes with a hidden and often overlooked bonus -- the broiler -- so does the refrigerator: the freezer. Why not ... of vegetables (or a good score at the farmer's market), blanch them and freeze them.
Freezing Fruits & Vegetables
A heat sealer is necessary for closing these bags. These products are more expensive but convenient since you can cook in them ... blanch broccoli flowerets (1 ½ inches across) for 5 minutes. Steam the other recommended vegetables until soft before freezing.
Why freezer burn matters, and how to avoid it
Now on to your fine question: Freezer burn is no laughing matter (wipe those smirks off your faces — I know who you are, too). Here’s why this little oxymoronic food term is important ... you’re freezing vegetables, make sure to blanch them.