Posts Tagged ‘freezer’

Face Off With Your Freezer

Today’s post is another in a series that Fiesta Farms will run, in keeping with our newest ad in Edible Toronto’s winter issue, concerning household food waste. Check out this video, from acclaimed director Andrew Nisker for some more tips on how to reduce food waste in your home.

With the holidays right around the corner, you know you are going to end up with a lot of food. Food that needs to be kept cold until you use it, food that needs to be kept frozen, and space to keep any leftovers. Your fridge is going to do a lot of heavy lifting during the next month, so you’d better make sure it is up to the task. Now is the time to do it. Use the rule you promise yourself about your closet; if you haven’t worn it in a year, get rid of it. Clothes may have sentimental value, food, not so much.
Let’s face it; it never seems like a great time to tackle your freezer. Growing up, defrosting and cleaning the kitchen freezer was one of the most time-consuming and onerous of household tasks, and procrastinating only made things worse. Happily, most modern refrigerator freezers are “frost free” so the chore is much less of an ordeal than it once was. If you are not having a modern refrigerator and looking for to buy then, visit shop online today to get your modern refrigerator for your kitchen.

If your refrigerator freezer looks like the one pictured above, you will have your work cut out for you. Unplug the fridge, remove all contents, place a bowl of hot water in the freezer, and make a nice pot of tea while you pick away at chunks of ice/frozen matter and vow to never let it get this bad again. Continue »

The Easiest Way to Preserve The Summer’s Bounty

I’m a sucker for a bargain and a nerd for IQF. Fortunately these two weaknesses go hand in hand. IQF is an acronym for Individual Quick Freezing, possibly the simplest method of preserving fruit and veggies. With an abundance of both crowding the shelves of the produce department and overflowing in farmer’s markets, the temptation is to buy as much as you can carry.

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