Freezer cooking

How to Freeze Apples and Pears

I ran across a pear tree recently that was overburden with fruits. So much so that a lot of the branches had broken and were hanging down. Since no one seemed interested in the fruit and so many were already laying on the ground, I asked if I could pick some. They weren't quite ripe,… Continue reading How to Freeze Apples and Pears

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Freezer cooking · Homemade Groceries · Sweets & Treats

Bulk Homemade Pie Crusts

Make this super easy batch of pie crust dough for the freezer to have on hand for dessert pies, quiche, pot pies, etc. The crusts bake up rich, buttery and flakey, Makes 20 crusts for about 50¢ each. #piecrust #homemade #freezerfriendly

Freezer cooking · Snacks & Appetizers

Easy Homemade Freezer-friendly Guacamole

It is incredibly easy to make this simple guacamole and it freezes beautifully! But why would I freeze guacamole, you ask? I think somewhere there is an unwritten rule that it is a required accompaniment to a lot of Mexican foods served here in the US. Well maybe just in restaurants, blogger's recipes and cookbooks.… Continue reading Easy Homemade Freezer-friendly Guacamole

Meal-Prep · Freezer cooking · Quick & Easy Meals

Baked Turkey Meatballs with Mushroom Cream Sauce

Some meals are perfect for cooking extra to do a little meal-prep for the freezer. This is one of those! I figured it doesn't take any extra time to mix up a larger batch of meat mixture, and only a few extra minutes to make the additional meatballs. This recipe will make enough for one… Continue reading Baked Turkey Meatballs with Mushroom Cream Sauce

Meal-Prep · Freezer cooking · Sandwiches & Such

Homemade Runza Recipe

A runza is the signature sandwich of Runza, a fast food restaurant mainly in Nebraska with a few additional franchises in Iowa, Kansas and Colorado. This simple sandwich has German-Russian roots, brought to America by German-Russian immigrants. It was a pretty big deal when it came to our city. I've since learned that it's also known… Continue reading Homemade Runza Recipe