The merits of making pickles, jams and tomato sauce are manifold. But the factors of reality — time, inclinations, lack of distractions and the harvest schedule — don’t often align to make massive canning sessions possible. I can what I can when I can, but when I can’t, I don’t feel guilty anymore because the freezer is my friend.
Here are five things you can easily freeze, without too much of a degradation of quality, even if you don’t have one of those fancy cryovac bag sealers. When winter hits and most indoor farmers’ markets are flooded with kale and root veggies, you’ll be pulling little bits of sunshine out of the deep freeze.