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Freezing Vegetables

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Freezing is a simple, easy, and convenient way to preserve vegetables. The process takes little time but the cost of a freezer and the utility costs make it one of the more expensive ways to preserve food. The freezing process preserves nutrients and provides a fresher flavor than canning or drying foods. Freezing foods retards the growth of the microorganisms and slows down chemical changes that may cause food to spoil. While freezing slows down spoilage, when the food is thawed the growth of bacteria, yeasts, or mold will continue. Proper handling of vegetables is important before freezing. Selecting and Washing Vegetables Choose young, tender vegetables to freeze. Over-mature vegetables may be hard, tough, o

Year: 2011
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