Virtually any food can go in the freezer if you want to store it for a longer time, but you should know how to prep which foods for freezing. Here are some tips for freezing different types of food.
Use Plastic Bags
Avoid using glass containers as they can crack from the temperature change. You can get special freezer bags or use resealable plastic containers, depending on the type of food you want to freeze.
Before freezing, divide your food into smaller portions that are good for one or two people. This will prevent food waste and help your food defrost faster.
Remember to remove the excess air from bags or containers to reduce freezer burn. A vacuum sealer might be a good investment if you prep and freeze a lot of food.
Freeze Cold Foods
If you want to put the soup leftovers from lunch in the freezer, make sure it’s cold before you do it. Putting hot food in the freezer is a potential health hazard.