Freezer Cooking Daze: Back to School

Ready to get your freezer cooking on? This weekend we’ll be talking about what you can freeze and how to make it work for you during the busy school year. Personally, I’ve got a major brain freeze this week as I’ve been editing the Cookbook manuscript all week. Can’t wait to show you the book! […]

Freezer Cooking from the Pantry

I used to think that I had to do a big grocery trip in order to do batch cooking. I learned differently recently. On Friday I shared my recent cooking plan. To prep a variety of foods to store in the freezer was the goal, but I was going to do it without grocery shopping. […]

A Make-Ahead Freezer Cooking Swap (Guest Post)

The following is a guest post from Devon: Freezer cooking is such an appealing concept; cook once a week and have your dinners ready to go for the next seven days. In practice, however, stocking the freezer can be difficult depending on your season of life. Dedicating an entire day each week to planning, shopping, […]

Ask the Readers: What’s Your Favorite Thing to Freeze?

Freezer cooking or batch cooking can be a huge asset to a busy family. Cooking meals in advance and storing them in the freezer for later reheating can  save time, money, and unnecessary trips through the drive-thru. But, a common question I hear is what are some good recipes? I thought this would be a […]

Freezer Cooking: Where To Start?

Welcome to the August Freezer Cooking Daze Days! Freezer Cooking (or making a bunch of meals and meal components and storing them in the freezer for later use) has been a boon to my “life as mom.” It helps me feed my family of 8 on a budget and without a ton of hassle. I […]

Freezer Cooking Days: What Have You Cooked Up Lately?

I mentioned on Friday that Instant Oatmeal Packets are a must have around here. My little people love this mixture of oats, dried milk, and brown sugar. This round when I made them, I put them in these cute decorated snack bags that my mom had brought. In a kid’s eyes, that totally livened up […]

Summer Meal Themes & Freezer Cooking

I spent yesterday cooking up a storm and stashing things in the freezer. I’m making sure that every recipe is just right for The Cookbook. But, I still need a meal plan. I’m pleasantly surprised at how well my new meal themes for summer are coordinating with my freezer cooking foods. That’s what I call […]

Buying a Freezer (Reader Q&A)

Erin wrote with the following questions about buying a freezer, I’m just getting started with freezer cooking. I would like input on buying a freezer. What size? (We have 4 kids and may or may not have more. Chest or upright? Can I put it in my non-attached garage (in Colorado)? Any proven favorites for brands? Any […]