Can You Freeze Thai Basil?

Thai basil is native to southeast Asia. The leaves are shinier and greener than the Mediterranean basil. It has a slightly spicier taste and has an anise flavor. It is used in Thai red and green curries as well as Asian soups (see also Freezing Lemongrass). It can also be used in oil for cooking and vinegar for dressings. You … Read More

Can You Freeze Beef Stew?

Beef stew is a warming, comforting dish. There are plenty of different recipes out there or you can make up your own, adding your favorite vegetables. You can turn it into a one-pot wonder by adding potatoes. However, it does take some time and effort to make so why not make a big batch and freeze some of it? In … Read More

Can You Freeze Brussels Sprouts?

Brussels sprouts are a controversial vegetable. You either love them or hate them. They can be cooked in all sorts of ways. They probably taste best roasted in the oven with olive oil, garlic, and salt, but you can just boil them for a healthier option. Another option is to finely dice them and put them in a stir fry … Read More

Can you Freeze Broad Beans?

Broad beans are very versatile. You can eat them as they are as a side dish or you can add them to stews, pasta sauces, risottos, and salads. Perhaps you grow broad beans and as the harvest season is short, you don’t know what to do with so many of them. Maybe you buy them when they are in season … Read More

Can you Freeze Runner Beans?

Runner beans belong to the legume family that originated in South America. The pods are long and a pale green in color. Their skin is rough-textured, but this softens during cooking. They are more robust than French beans. They are fat-free, low in calories, and high in fiber so are good for your health. They are high in protein, with … Read More

Can you Freeze Beer?

On a hot summer’s day, there’s nothing better than a cold beer. However, is the beer in your fridge cold enough to quench your thirst? If you don’t think it is, perhaps you should put it in the freezer, but is this sensible? In this article, we will be taking a look at freezing beer and whether or not you … Read More

Can You Freeze Butter?

Freezing butter is something we don’t often think about, but it’s actually a great idea. Butter freezes really well, and it’s really the perfect way to prolong the shelf life of butter by at least 3 months. Follow our tips below and you’ll always be able to enjoy fresh butter – from your freezer.  How to Freeze Butter? Freezing butter … Read More

Can You Freeze Broccoli?

You have probably seen packets of frozen broccoli at the grocery store and may have even bought some. So you will know that broccoli freezes well and if you have bought too much, you can freeze what is leftover. Perhaps there’s a sale on broccoli so why not buy it in bulk to use at a later date. Broccoli often … Read More

Can You Freeze Bechamel Sauce?

Bechamel sauce can be used in so many dishes, for example, eggs florentine, lasagne, and moussaka. It is, as you no doubt know, delicious. However, it does take a lot of time and effort to make, so perhaps that puts you off making dishes with it too often. So is it possible to make a big batch and freeze some … Read More

How to Freeze and Defrost Bread?

Perhaps you are left with half a loaf that you can’t use before it gets stale. Do you usually just throw it away? If you do, read this article which will tell you how to freeze your bread so that you can use it at a later date. However, it is important to note that if your bread has already … Read More