How Can I Figure Out Whether a Meal Will Freeze Well?

How Can I Figure Out Whether a Meal Will Freeze Well?

Anjali Prasertong
Sep 26, 2012

Q: I am pregnant and beginning to think about what sorts of meals I might like to have stashed in the freezer for when the baby is born. Is there any good way to figure out whether or not a meal will freeze well? Are there ingredients that will do poorly if frozen?

Sent by Jessica

Editor: Jessica, congratulations on your pregnancy! Here are some guidelines for freezing and a list of foods that shouldn't be frozen:

The Do-Not-Freeze-These-Foods List

Readers, do you have any tips for figuring out what types of meals will freeze well?

Related: Choosing the Right Freezer Containers

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