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Mini Mini Freezer Cooking Sessions
Posted By Jessica Fisher On July 6, 2012 @ 12:28 pm In Freezer Cooking | 9 Comments
You don’t need to devote a day or even a whole hour to freezer cooking. Grab just a few minutes for bulk cooking while you’re making another meal. The dividends are huge!
This month I’m making concentrated efforts to eat up what’s in our freezer. If you don’t know about my “pantry challenge”, head here for the details and a list of goals I’ve set for myself.
So, if I’m going to empty the freezers, how can I do any freezer cooking? Seems counter-intuitive, doesn’t it?
I’ve found that working in mini, mini freezer cooking sessions throughout my week has been tremendously helpful in “eating down the pantry” as well as helping me with my goals of feeding my family home cooked meals.
This week, I planned a little bit of freezer cooking into every day. On Sunday, we had cornbread  with dinner, so while I was mixing that up, I also made three more baking mixes  of cornbread for later in the month. I added those to the freezer stash.
Monday I made chili. I cooked extra pinto beans  to freeze for other meals as well as froze the leftover chili for lunches and burritos.
These mini, mini freezer cooking sessions took virtually no time at all!
Freezer cooking really can be folded into the daily fabric of your life. Those little minutes spent prepping a meal ahead of time can save you big minutes later.
You can easily do this by
You do not have to spend a day or even a full hour on freezer cooking. You can work it into your daily meal prep and quickly build a stash of ready-made, convenient, homecooked meals.
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 head here : http://goodcheapeats.com/2012/07/a-pantry-challenge-how-will-it-work-this-july/
 cornbread: http://lifeasmom.com/2011/01/buttermilk-cornbread-other-whole-grain-recipes-ultimate-recipe-swap.html
 baking mixes: http://goodcheapeats.com/2010/07/make-your-own-mixes/
 extra pinto beans: http://goodcheapeats.com/2009/04/homemade-pintos/
 pancakes: http://goodcheapeats.com/2010/01/pancakes-easy-pantry-staple/
 waffles: http://lifeasmom.com/2011/08/cinnamon-zucchini-waffles-urs-zucchini.html
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