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What fruits do you freeze?

chica Jul 20, 2006 09:19 PM

I went cherry-picking a couple weeks ago and returned with more than one family can decently eat in a week, so I froze some. They are SO deliciously sweet and tart after they're thawed a bit, but still very cold, like popsicles!

I also love freezing grapes, and I've had the frozen strawberries with white chocolate from Whole Foods and TJ's.

Anything else?

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    Darren72 RE: chica Jul 20, 2006 09:22 PM

    I love frozen snickers. Is that a fruit? :)
    We've been freezing tart cherries also, so we'll have summer cherry pies in February.

    1. ipsedixit RE: chica Jul 20, 2006 09:32 PM

      Bananas

      Star fruit

      Kiwi

      Pomegranate (just the seeds; not the entire bulb)

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        chocokitty RE: chica Jul 21, 2006 12:28 AM

        Any type of berry, mangoes (without the pit), peaches (once again, no pit and skinned) and watermelon (seedless variety, no rind and cut into chunks)

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          rtmonty RE: chica Jul 21, 2006 12:46 AM

          Peaches freeze great as do necterines. I've made peach cobbler in the middle of the winter from summer peaches and it's been great. I see no reason you couldn't freeze apricots and plums also, both are stone fruit. Needless to say, all need to be sliced before freezing.

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            piccola RE: chica Jul 21, 2006 12:48 AM

            Bananas, berries, grapes, mango chunks, pineapple chunks. I sometimes buy bags of frozen mixed fruit and eat it while it's only a little thawed...

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              cheryl_h RE: chica Jul 21, 2006 02:08 AM

              Not in season now, but apples freeze very well. We buy fresh-picked apples in the fall, make a pile of apple pies which we freeze to eat through the winter.

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                theannerska RE: chica Jul 21, 2006 02:09 AM

                Frozen snickers are great!
                Second freezing some grapes, too.
                Now that blueberries are officially in season (or so I was told), I have a batch in the freezer and am waiting. A little impatiently.

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