Hash browns are oh-so-versatile! From a savory breakfast side to an alternative to French fries served with your favorite burger, these tasty spuds are a favorite for many. Most people pick them up in the frozen foods section of the grocery store. And that's just fine. But with rapidly rising food costs, many home cooks are looking for fresh ideas to trim down their weekly … [Read more...] about How to Make (Easily!) and Freeze Delicious and Homemade Hash Browns
Freezing sweet potatoes without them turning brown can be challenging. There's nothing worse than doing all the work of freezing, only to have your lovely potatoes turn from that gorgeous sunset orange to the color of rust by the time you serve them. RELATED POST: Freezing Sweet Corn Without It Getting Mushy! I have friends who grow sweet potatoes and they share a bushel … [Read more...] about Freezing Sweet Potatoes (Without Them Turning Brown)
Today's post is all about how to freeze sweet corn without it getting mushy when you serve it. There's nothing better in the dead of winter than corn that was picked fresh and frozen quickly. It practically bursts with the flavors of summer. On the other hand, there's nothing worse than badly frozen corn. I live in a very rural farming community in Eastern North Carolina. … [Read more...] about How To Freeze Sweet Corn Without It Getting Mushy!
Strawberries are so delicious that I freeze strawberry puree every season so that I can pull some out of the freezer throughout the year and enjoy. There's no sweeter indulgence than a decadent home-baked cheesecake topped with fresh strawberry flavor in the middle of November when strawberries are just not available here. This technique is so simple that it's almost … [Read more...] about Freeze Strawberry Puree Today So You Can Enjoy the Berry Good Sweetness All Year!
Sweet basil pesto is easy to make and freeze for off-season use. So I looked out my window yesterday and realized that my pot of sweet basil no longer looked like an herb. It had grown into monstrous proportions and was looking more like a shrub. Not wanting to waste my hard work growing it all summer, I harvested it, made some into a fresh salad dressing, and … [Read more...] about Sweet Basil Pesto For Your Freezer