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Can You Freeze Grated Cheese?

Buying in bulk will always save you money. Except, maybe, when you buy things that are on offer because they are going out of date, and you really don’t want every meal to be the same because the offer spoke to your frugal nature.  But you don’t want to throw out all that cheese, and cheese can go off quickly … Read More

Can You Freeze Cantaloupe?

Cantaloupes are wonderfully tasty melons that are best in their harvest season. While that goes without saying – every fruit is best enjoyed within their particular window of harvest – some are more available than others at different times of the year.  Getting them fresh when they are out of season usually means turning to imports. While there’s nothing wrong … Read More

Can You Freeze Parmesan Cheese? Two Easy Ways To Freeze It?

Ah, cheese. Who doesn’t love a bit of Parmesan? While you can use leftover cheese fairly easily, maybe you bought a lot of it, and you don’t want cheese every day for the rest of your week, or month.  You probably know by now that dairy products can be tricky to freeze, and the bigger the water content, the worse … Read More

Can You Freeze Crème Fraîche?

Crème fraîche thick cultured cream soured with a bacterial culture. It’s just like sour cream but with higher fat and lower protein content. It doesn’t curdle like sour cream when heat is applied to it, which makes it a better condiment or thickener for tons of meals, including appetizers, main dishes and desserts. From soups to fruit salad topping, crème … Read More

Can You Freeze Mascarpone Cheese?

One of the softest Italian cheeses you can get, mascarpone is known as the cornerstone ingredient of tiramisu and cheesecakes alike.  If you’ve read our other articles, or tried to freeze lots of different dairy products yourself, you might be a bit skeptical about freezing mascarpone.  While hard types of cheese freeze very well, mascarpone is an extremely thick and … Read More

Can You Freeze Goat Cheese?

Is there anything more annoying than having your high-quality goat cheese end up getting spoiled in the fridge? Goat cheeses are often quite strong, so it totally makes sense that sometimes you can’t eat them fast enough. The reasons why cheese might end up spoiled in the fridge are many, and even worse, a spoiled piece of cheese can end … Read More

Can You Freeze Brie Cheese?

Brie cheese is an all-time favourite for many people. If you are one of them, we surely understand. Brie is just so delicious, so creamy, and so easy to use in a variety of ways. No wonder that this French delight has reached global popularity.  However, high-quality brie cheese does not come cheap. And it’s not always that easy to … Read More

Can You Freeze Cooked Cabbage?

Cabbage is a great vegetable, packed full of vitamins and minerals. It keeps fairly well in the fridge, but can you freeze cooked cabbage? Well, nearly all leafy vegetables are difficult to freeze. The reason for this is that they have a high water content, and freezing temperatures will make the consistency of the leaves start to break down, causing … Read More

Can You Freeze Coconut Milk?

Coconut milk is a very versatile ingredient, and you can use it as an alternative to cow’s milk, milk derived from nuts, and as a base in Thai or Indian dishes.  While nut-based milk tends to last a relatively long time, even compared to cow’s milk, coconut milk can go off much quicker, especially if you find that you don’t … Read More

Can You Freeze Cottage Cheese?

Maybe you tried to freeze soft cheese before, and it didn’t go well.  Or, you’ve never tried freezing cottage cheese, but you’ve got more cottage cheese than any human can reasonably eat in a week, and it’s about to go off. Maybe there’s cottage cheese on sale, and you’re wondering whether you can stock up and freeze it for a … Read More