Can You Freeze Crème Brûlée?

Crème brûlée is a fancy French dessert that is loved all over the world. The torched caramel crust makes it seem like a tough one to make at home, but the reality is far from it.  But what if you make a bit too much of it? When stored in the fridge, it can stay fresh for a couple of … Read More

Can You Freeze Cilantro?

Cilantro doesn’t last long, even when you grow your own.  While you can stagger when you plant cilantro in order to eke it out for as long as possible, it still has a shorter shelf life than what you’d want. Once you cut it from the plant, this cuts it short even further.  You can dry cilantro with no problems … Read More

Can You Freeze Carrots?

Carrots are very nutritious, and they are also much cheaper if you buy more of them at a time.  If you know you won’t get through the lot before they start to go off, you will be pleased to know that you can freeze them. This saves you from trying to creatively mix them into every dinner possible, too. While … Read More

Can You Freeze Carrot Cake?

Carrot cake is the perfect dessert, combining the airy sweetness of a cake with spices, carrots, and walnuts. It’s also a good option for those who need a gluten-free cake alternative, as it’s traditionally made without any gluten. Carrot cake freezes well, better than some other cakes, which tend to be a little drier once defrosted.  Carrot cake keeps all … Read More

Can You Freeze Coconut Cream?

Coconut cream is a different form of coconut milk, achieved by compressing the coconut flesh. It contains less water than coconut milk, and has a lot of fat, making the texture much thicker, and the flavor fuller. If you don’t buy coconut cream, but you do buy coconut milk, you’ll have seen the cream that sits on the top of … Read More

Can You Freeze Single Cream?

Single cream is perfect for adding a depth of flavor to any dish you can think of, whether that’s something sweet like fruit or cake, or savory dishes such as curries, soups, or stews. Single cream is also sold as pouring cream, or light cream, and has a much lower fat content than double cream, at about half.  But what … Read More

Can You Freeze Chocolate?

While some people argue that there is no such thing as too much chocolate, unfortunately, it does exist. Maybe you’ve got a glut of chocolate thanks to a birthday, a celebration, or even as part of the holiday season. Or, maybe there was an offer on your favorite brand, and you couldn’t resist! Whatever the reason, you have too much … Read More

Can You Freeze Celery?

Celery has the perfect texture to add to any dish, when you want to add a little crunch or a note of bitterness.  It also has the benefits of containing a lot of calcium, potassium, vitamin K, and is thought to protect against ulcers forming in the gut, as well as having anti-inflammatory properties. But what if you’ve got too … Read More

Can You Freeze Cream Cheese? Here’s How to do it Right

Cream cheese is both popular and versatile. You might just want to use it as a spread on bagels or toast or in a sandwich with cucumber. However, it can also be an invaluable ingredient in recipes. Cream cheese can make a lovely cheesecake or you can use it as a whipped frosting (see also Freezing Buttercream Frosting) for cupcakes. As … Read More