Home-frozen food can be convenient, tasty and packed full of nutrients – as long as you do it right. Freezing food is one of the best and easiest ways to keep your groceries fresh longer. It’s essentially akin to hitting the pause button, so that foods which normally go bad in days, can last for months.
But if you look into your freezer and see a chaotic mess of plastic bags, containers and frost, you’re probably not using this kitchen workhorse as effectively as you should. As the fridge is one of the biggest energy-zappers in your home, it’s also good to know the best ways to use your freezer so you can save on that monthly utility bill.
Here are 8 must-know frozen food hacks to help you get the most out of your freezer: