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Freezing Pulled Pork

I hate to ask this, as I feel rather silly about it, but I really would like to know.
I cooked an absolutely wonderful pulled pork today,
and we ate some for dinner, but realistically, there is no way
we are going to be able to eat it all in the next few days...
It is sauced and I have put it in two plastic freezer containers, but
I am worried it will suffer in quality when it's thawed....
any comments?

I just KNEW I shouldn't have made this much meat
when 3 of my 4 grown sons didn't come home for the weekend.... ugh.

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  1. Freezes fine. I don't do anything special when it's thawing. It comes out fine.

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    1. re: jeanmarieok

      I agree with jeanmarieok. I've done this a number of times.

    2. OH yes you should have made that much meat! I cook as much pork shoulder at a time as I can get my hands on, specifically so that I can pull it and freeze it in meal size portions. It's the best thing in the world to have on hand for quick meals because it's versatile and thaws quickly. I leave mine plain to keep my options open.

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      1. re: splatgirl

        +1 I toss it in ramen mmmm

        1. re: iheartcooking

          ME TOO!

      2. I put mine in ziploc bags and squeeze out the extra air. Freezes fine and the thawed pork tastes just wonderful!

        1. thanks for the replies everyone !!!!
          Now I feel better about this ~ my sons do love them some pulled pork ! :-D

          1. I froze about 3 quarts of pulled pork the other week. I cooked an 8 lb. shoulder and could not believe how much meat I got! I'm going to defrost a quart for this week and dinner tonight.

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            1. re: monavano

              It is nice knowing that you've got some in the freezer, isn't it? Something to look forward to!

              1. re: nofunlatte

                I specifically enjoy the bolognese sauce that took hours to make, all neatly placed in the freezer for the time when I want to thaw and have a nice plate of spaghetti (on hours notice). I find that placing the jar in a container of water will thaw a pint Ball jar shortly.

                Also my freezer has left over soups of different kinds: borscht, onion, etc. I could go on and on about the frugality as well regarding freezing left-overs!

                1. re: nofunlatte

                  I love when it hits you that you've got something yummy in the freezer and dinner is going to be a snap tonight!

              2. Freeze pork for a short while(few days) and it tastes better.