Freezer Meal Q&A: What Kind of Dishes to Use?

Last month y’all gave great advice to Jennifer who wrote in asking how a new mom could start the freezer cooking journey. This month, we hear from Heather, who asks, What type of dish do you recommend for putting the freezer meals in so that they can take the freezer temps to oven temps? I’m […]

Mini Cooking Sessions & March Freezer Cooking Days

Recently I was emailing back and forth with my friend Tami. She was my best teacher buddy back when I taught high school in Santa Barbara many years ago. We reminisced over all kinds of memories, one of which I had evidently forgotten. From Tami’s email, I was remembering the other day how [our department […]

Homemade Cream of Celery Soup (URS: Freezer Friendly Recipes)

Ultimate Recipe Swap

Longtime readers will know that I have written extensively about freezer cooking here at LifeasMOM. It’s become a way of life lately as I develop and test recipes every day in preparation for The Cookbook. The more I talk with people, the more I am amazed at all the different approaches there are to filling […]

Enjoy Good Food & Save Time with Freezer Cooking

This week on LifeasMOM is all about Loving Life — finding ways to help each of us enjoy life a little more.  Since I am such a glutton, er, foodie, getting a great meal on the table is one of my great joys in life. But, I also parent six children, teach them at home, enjoy […]

Freezer Cooking Q&A: Freezer Cooking as a New Mom

One new feature of freezer cooking days is a Q&A from readers. Sometimes I receive questions that I can answer and sometimes I receive questions that I know there are more than one answer to. So, each month we’ll look at a question together and try to help each other out. This month’s question is […]

How Freezer Cooking Can Work with Real Foods

- A guest post from Katie Kimball – If I wasn’t so madly in love with my husband, I might marry my freezer. I am deeply addicted to the ability to freeze food and make life more convenient in so many ways. It’s easy to assume that cooking from scratch means I forfeit quick meals […]

Valentines to Bake and Freeze Ahead of Time

With Valentine’s Day approaching, now is a great time to bake up a few cookies, stir up some fudge and stash it in the freezer for later this month. You can do the bulk of the work now and package it real purty later. You’ll be a rock star when your kids wake up to […]

Freezer Cooking Days – February

I spent January doing a Pantry Challenge, emptying the freezer, disposing of things past their prime, using up odds and ends. We did a big thaw of the deep freeze and now it’s time to fill it back up again. My freezer cooking plans are always so ambitious. Not sure how wise it is to […]