Freezer or not, methods of storing extra

I’m not sure what us Americans would do without freezers.

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Eat more canned and tetra-packed stuff, I guess. But it seems pointless to ignore viable methods of storing food, especially now, when most of us are shopping less frequently. I wouldn’t freeze paella either, 'cause the seafood would get rubbery. But soup? stew? a batch of of dumplings? fresh fish that you’re not going to eat in the next two days? I don’t see why not.

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Yes, it’s very specifically cultural. Like the way we shop, and quantities of things.

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Are we talking about freezing food? Store bought puff pastry, egg whites, shrimp, butter, bones for stock, nuts, yeast, bread (I don’t eat it much), cooked beans…) This could be a new topic.
Looks like it’s been done, but not “one to rule them all”.

And

There’s more.

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I’ve never thought of doing that. Great to know!

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