Kitchen Favorites: Freezer Cooking


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We are kicking off a weeklong series called: Kitchen Favorites. Each day we will feature a category of kitchen items that we either use and personally recommend or that come highly reviewed from a trusted source. You can find all of these recommendations in one place on our Kitchen Resources page. 

Let’s get started!

Freezer Cooking Favorites

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Our Cookbook: From Freezer to TableFrom Freezer to Table Cookbook

From Freezer to Table is the ultimate guidebook for transforming the way your family cooks, eats, and freezes. The chapters are packed with freezer cooking basics, practical tips for Freezer Cooking Parties and Freezer Clubs, and plenty of motivation and tools to make freezer cooking second nature. With more than 75 simple, family-friendly recipes―all made from whole food ingredients―this book shows how you can stock your freezer with favorites

Freezer Meal Containers

Anchor freezer meal containerWe have both used these Anchor Hocking dishes for YEARS. We love the clear lid and the quality, safe glass that is used.

Big Stainless Steel BowlIkea Blanda Blank Serving Bowl, 11", Stainless Steel

When you’re making food in mass quantity, you need a big ol’ bowl sometimes. You’ll be amazed by the ways you’d use a bowl like this in your home.

Baggy RackBaggy Rack - (2 Pack) Sandwich Bag Racks, Clip Food Storage Bags Onto Holder, Best Opener for Freezer & Storage Baggie - Ideal Plastic Kitchen Gadget, No Hassle Cooking Solutions For a Clean Pour

While not entirely necessary, you will love the way this tool makes storage easier! Dumping a freezer meal into a freezer bag can be messy business if you don’t have an extra pair of hands to help hold the bag.

Stock Pot

Stock pot

A big pot is a necessity for when you are doubling or even tripling a soup recipe.

Large Saute PanCuisinart 733-30H Chef's Classic Stainless 5-1/2-Quart Saute Pan with Helper Handle and Cover

 

You will need a large sauté pan for browning large quantities of meat or vegetables during your prep time. Since meals are usually doubled for the freezer, you will need more space than your usual pans. Otherwise you will end up spending extra time cooking each batch separately.

Quality KnifeChef's knife

Since meal prep can involved a lot of chopping, you don’t want to mess around with a dull knife.

Freezer Meal Labels  

Download and print these freezer meal labels to keep meals organized. These are also great to attach to a meal that you are taking someone.

Stay tuned all week long as we journey through the different categories!


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