For the Family:
- Crack all the eggs in a freezer bag to freeze.
For a Snack:
- Crack eggs into an ice cube tray, so you can use one at a time.
- Once frozen, you can put them in freezer bag to save room.
- When you’re ready for them, pop one out to put the eggs in refrigerator to thaw.
- Cut fresh herbs, and mix them together.
- Freeze fresh herbs in ice-cube trays with a little water, leftover stock or oil.
- Once frozen, place them in a freezer bag.
- Use one or two cubes to flavor soups, stews, or casseroles.
Squeeze lemons and lime juice into ice cube trays.
Do not fill each square the entire way.
- When they’re frozen, pop them out to store in freezer bags.
- You can freeze the zest too. Just place it in a plastic bag.
- If you don’t use an entire can of tomato paste at once, freeze the rest in ice cube trays.
- After freezing, remove cubes and place into small plastic bags for freezing. Or portion directly into small plastic sandwich bags for the freezer.
- Be sure to flatten and squeeze out excess air.
- From freezer to pot: remove desired amount of frozen paste, and add directly into recipe or sauce and continue cooking as needed.
he US Department of Agriculture created a downloadable app for more storage tips here.