Freeze Those Avocados

Avocado season is in full swing, and we saw some super deals when we were on the road over the holidays: $5.00 for five avocados, or even better, $10.00 for fifteen. However, all the avos were ripe and had to be used as soon as possible. As much as we love avocados, there’s only so many you can eat at once. Did you know you can freeze them? Avocados freeze well for several months if properly sealed in containers or bags. All …

 

 

No More Onion Tears

Did you know that if you freeze your onion for 15 minutes before cutting it you’ll have less tears? This is because the chilled onion cells are slower to react with the air and therefore release less enzymes, this method also removes some of the onion odour. Leave the outside protective layer on the onion and take off once it’s out of the freezer then chop or slice as usual.

 

 

Too Many lemons? Freeze Them!

Have you got a whole heap of lemons ripening at once? Did you know that you can freeze them whole? I’d not thought of this before, but after getting the heads up from Trisha in her Lemon Madeira Cake recipe, I tried it and have to agree with her. Frozen lemons are brilliant. Once frozen they’ll keep for a few months. It’s best to give them a wash before freezing so they’re ready to be …