freezer cooking

Mediterranean Shrimp

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Freezer Friendly Mediterranean Shrimp. Even the most reluctant seafood eaters will enjoy this succulent lemony shrimp that can be cooked in just minutes under the broiler, on the grill, or on the stovetop. I…

The 70+ Best Healthy Freezer Meals on the Planet

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The ultimate list of healthy freezer meals handpicked by freezer meal experts. Organized by category, you will find any type of freezer meal that you are looking for. After writing two freezer meal…

Double Your Dinner Challenge: Crockpot Lemon-Chicken Orzo Soup

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Here's the concept: Cook once, eat twice. In our "Double Your Dinner Challenge", you will make one meal fresh to enjoy for dinner that night and then use our pro tips to freeze the second meal for later. We give you everything you need to get dinner on the table in half the time!

20+ Freezer Meals to Take on Vacation

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Ready to save money and time in the kitchen while on vacation? Freezer meals are the answer! I've rounded up the best freezer meals to take on vacation, as well as expert tips for prepping and transporting…

Crispy Baked Drumsticks

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These Crispy Baked Drumsticks have the texture and taste of fried chicken without all the fat and mess of frying. What a great fake out! I've also included a simple and delicious recipe for a Honey-Mustard…

How Long to Cook Frozen Chicken Thighs in the Instant Pot + More Pro Tips!

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Looking for how long to cook frozen chicken thighs in the Instant Pot? You're in the right place. THIS IS WHAT WE DO! After all, we did write an Instant Pot cookbook. There is a lot of misinformation about cooking frozen food in the Instant Pot, so we are glad you've come to the right place.

Double Your Dinner Challenge: Baked Italian Meatballs

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Here's the concept: Cook once, eat twice. In our "Double Your Dinner Challenge", you will make one meal fresh to enjoy for dinner that night and then use our pro tips to freeze the second meal for later. We give you everything you need to get dinner on the table in half the time!

Chocolate Banana Muffins

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These Chocolate Banana Muffins are not only moist and delicious, but they are packed with sneaky nutrition. They are a kid-favorite and freeze beautifully. Serve as an easy, make-ahead healthy breakfast.

The 5 Best Ways to Freeze Food

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Freezer meal experts and cookbook authors, Polly Conner and Rachel Tiemeyer, share their best secrets to packaging and storing freezer meals the right way.

Double Your Dinner Challenge: Chicken & Cheese Taquitos

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Here's the concept: Cook once, eat twice. In our "Double Your Dinner Challenge", you will make one meal fresh to enjoy for dinner that night and then use our pro tips to freeze the second meal for later. We give you everything you need to get dinner on the table in half the time!

Baked Italian Meatballs

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Look no further for a delicious baked meatball recipe. Our Baked Italian Meatballs are a 30 minute meal staple in our house! The ingredients are simple but they are still packed with flavor. They make…
Jambalaya with chicken and andouille sausage over rice in a bowl

Easy Instant Pot Jambalaya

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Our 3 step Instant Pot Jambalaya recipe is incredibly flavorful and so easy! Serve over brown rice for a healthy, gluten-free, dairy-free dinner. Freezing instructions included.

Can You Freeze Rice?

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As cookbook authors of From Freezer to Table and From Freezer to Cooker, we are big fans of freezer cooking around here. "Can you freeze rice?" is an important question, since freezing it can reduce food…
marinades for chicken breasts in freezer bags

7 BEST Chicken Marinades (+ Printable Recipe Cheat Sheet)

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These 7 easy marinades for chicken breasts will transform this boring cut into several tasty and healthy meals! Learn how to prep and freeze for later OR how to make them for dinner tonight. Plus, snag…
chunks of butter in flour

Can You Freeze Butter?

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Butter makes everything better, amiright? That’s why it’s so smart to buy butter in bulk when it’s on sale, especially right before the holidays. As cookbook authors and freezer cooking experts,…

Can You Freeze Bananas?

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Bananas are always on our grocery list, yet we can never seem to finish them before they turn brown and mushy. I’m sure you can relate. That’s why we want to answer the question “can you freeze…
vegetarian lunch wraps on a wooden cutting board with small bowls of corn, salsa, and rice

Can You Freeze Tortillas?

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Let me guess. You just stocked up on tortillas that were on sale at the grocery store or have a half-used package in the refrigerator and are asking, "Can you freeze tortillas?". We've been there many…

How to Freeze Green Onions or Scallions

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Can you freeze green onions? So, this is one of those posts that many of you will chuckle at and think, "You didn't know that?" I am here to tell you that, no, I did not know that you can freeze…
For juicy, tender bite-sized chicken that will please a crowd try these Southwest Grilled Chicken Kabobs.

Southwest Grilled Chicken Kabobs {Freezer Meal}

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You want a killer marinade that everyone will like? Give this baby a try. This Southwest-inspired marinade packs a little smokiness, just a hint of heat, and a salty punch. We love it, especially…
Cheap, rich and savory, and good for you too! This Ham and Bean Soup is a perfect winter comfort food. #freezermeal #realfood

Leftover Ham and Nine Bean Soup {Freezer Meal}

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Cooking within a tight grocery budget? Let me tell ya, this soup is the bomb. It's not only cheap thanks to the beans, but it's also very filling and boasts a rich savory flavor thanks to the ham. (Want…

The Easiest Baked Mac & Cheese {Freezer Meal}

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Another Mac and Cheese recipe? Really? (Uh-hem, Rachel, you've already got the 5-Ingredient Mac and A Better Mac and Cheese in your Recipe Index.) Really. Here's why this one is worth yet another Mac…

Host a Freezer Meal Party: How to Store and Thaw Your Meals

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Disclaimer: This post was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! Whether you throw a Freezer Meal Party or not, we think that today’s post will be super helpful…
Throw a freezer meal party and have fun while saving time and money! This post is all about how to throw the actual event. #freezermeal

Throw a Freezer Meal Party: How to Host the Event

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Disclaimer: This post was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! Now that we’ve convinced you of why to throw a freezer meal party (hopefully!) and how to plan…

Throw a Freezer Meal Party: Party Planning and Preparation

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Disclaimer: This post was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! Freezer meal parties are all the rage as of late! (This post explains what they are and why we think…