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Carnitas Tacos

I love my freezer! I’m not ashamed to say it. I remember years ago my younger sister turned up her nose at the idea of making food ahead of time and freezing it. Truth be told, I think she just had bad memories from our childhood when our parents or grandmothers stockpiled food that didn’t […]

Freezer Cooking and an Unfinished List

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I told you on Friday about my recent, and albeit, ambitious plan for freezer cooking. It all started with a trip to Costco in which I bought more than my refrigerator could hold. Apparently, my cup runneth over. It was a rather impromptu plan that I put together on my return home. Once I had […]

Make a Meal in a Bag (Guest Post)

Dinner Bags

The following is a guest post from Liz of Wonder Woman I’m Not: As a working mother with older children, the opportunities for family dinners are somewhat limited in our household. Between the kids’ work hours and extracurricular activities we have anywhere from 3 – 4 days per week maximum to eat together. That’s assuming […]

Crazy Woman Freezer Cooking

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Can I give you some tips when it comes to freezer cooking and/or cooking in general? 1. Don’t plan on a lot of cooking for the freezer on the day of your daughter’s birthday when you’ve promised her a beautiful fairy cake and a dress shopping trip. You will only stress yourself out because there […]

Organizing the Freezer (Freezer Days Q & A)

I’ve just started venturing into the world of freezer cooking (thanks to you!) and now I have a freezer that is just in complete disarray. I want to be organized and make it easy to find things. How do you organize your freezers? (fridge as well as big deep freeze). Any helpful tips would be appreciated! Thanks. — Lindsay […]

Freezer Cooking from the Pantry

Pantry Freezer Cooking

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)

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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 […]