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mom2-4 05-14-2003 03:41 PM

Freezing fruits
I plan to hopefully, if they are plentiful this year to freeze fruits. Has anyone done this? I know that strawberries, cantalope, blackberries and blueberries can be frozen.

But how do I do it? Do I just wash them and stick them in a bag? Or do I need to do something else to them? And what kinds of fruits can be frozen?

mom2-4 05-14-2003 07:59 PM

Thank you so much for the freezing of fruits tips.

KimMcG 05-21-2003 12:04 PM

One way I freeze fruits is to wash them and place them on a cookie sheet to freeze first... and then put them in a ziplock freezerbag and you can take out a handfull or whatever you need. I usually freeze grapes, strawberries and melons.:)

catlady101 05-21-2003 12:04 PM

The berries shouldn't be washed before freezing or they will burst from the water crystals that will form.....just put them in a zip lock bag in workable quantities. wash when you want to use them.
otherwise you will have mush!

queen of frozen blueberries and the like

KimMcG 05-21-2003 12:09 PM

I guess I should have added that I mostly just use the frozen fruits for fruit smoothies:-: :.

Jeannie 05-21-2003 01:24 PM

Here ya go! all the info you'll ever need....

mom2-4 05-21-2003 01:40 PM

Thanks for that website Jeannie!!!

That will be a big help!

dxlifer 05-21-2003 02:06 PM

that is a great can trust us canadians to know how to freeze.....things....

carol :angel:

Jeannie 05-21-2003 03:08 PM


tupska 05-21-2003 04:25 PM

One thing about dry freezing fruit, it usually works best if you put them on a cookie sheet/jelly roll pan and freeze them on the pan individually, then put them in freezer bags.

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