Food Freezing Tips for Easier Meal Planning
– Freezer Storage Time Chart
Food Freezing Tips for Easier Meal Planning – Many people’s tempo of life is very fast nowadays and people rarely have time to devote to cooking each day. Therefore, meal planning is essential. This means that people should prepare as many meal ingredients as possible in advance, so they could have homemade dinner on the table in a few minutes even during a busy week.
Depending on their time management, people usually go grocery shopping once a week or once a month and buy food in bulk. Different foods have different shelf life, but fortunately with the invention of the freezer we can extend that shelf life for even several months, which radically facilitates meal planning.
However, even in the freezer food products have limited storage period before they lose their taste or become unsafe to eat. To make things easier, the following infographic shows how long you can keep various food products (from different food groups) in the freezer. Knowing this can be very handy in many situations; for instance, if you’ve been invited to an unexpected potluck dinner party and you don’t have time to cook or bake, but you still have a cheesecake in your freezer that you made two months ago, which is safe to eat. The infographic also includes information about which food products should not be frozen and a few additional frozen food tips, such as how important it is to label the food you intend to freeze. Take a look at the infographic and clear up your dilemmas about frozen food storage times. You can even print it out and keep it on your fridge, so you’ll always have this handy info nearby.
~ Ana Brady