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Corn meal in the freezer?

jword2001 May 17, 2007 06:14 PM

Can anyone tell me if i can keep cornmeal in the freezer?, how about rice,and oatmeal?,these are things that rarely use,and i hate to have the unused portions go bad(bugs,worms etc.)

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    debbiel RE: jword2001 May 17, 2007 06:46 PM

    I keep my corn meal, and many of my less frequently used flours and brans, in my freezer.

    1. SweetPea RE: jword2001 May 18, 2007 08:01 AM

      My understanding is that if you freeze it 24 hours it kills any potential vermin. I do that wih any grain, etc. I bring home and then put it in the cabinet. In a glass jar if Ican.

      1. Candy RE: jword2001 May 18, 2007 02:55 PM

        Sure you can. Seal them well so they don't pick up other food odors. I wish i had the room in mine.

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