i will admit that i am one who keeps food longer than the recommendation. I make judgment calls. I try to vacuum seal some stuff too when i can.
and i once went three days without power when i lived in the country. i lost only 2 packages of chicken. as soon as i knew the power wouldn't be coming on any time soon i put all the meat in the middle and stuff i could refreeze on top and covered the freezer in a couple of blankets. my freezer was also not in the direct path of sun.
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Since there is a lot talk here about batch cooking and freezing, I thought I'd share a link to this article on the myths of freezing. I have a small freezer, but sometimes I think things get lost in the there and then I wonder if it's still good.
Let us know if you have any other myths about freezing to bust:
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