Freezer Series: What you shouldn’t Freeze!

by Consumer Queen on October 11, 2011| 1883 Pageviews


We recently talked about getting your freezer ready for winter.While freezing foods can save you time and money there are a few things you should not try.Check out the list of items below that we recommend NOT freezing.

  • Mayonaise
  • Sour Cream
  • Whole Eggs in the Shell
  • Battered or Fried Food
  • Skim Milk
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Cream Cheese
  • Custards
  • Dishes with a lot of sugar in them.
  • Fruits and Veggies with a high water content
  • Starchy Vegetables
What items have you tried to freeze and ended up having the “Uh Oh” factor?

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Sara October 12, 2011 at 11:41 pm

I have frozen eggs, not in a shell but in a cup and when they thaw the yolk never gets soft like it is supposed to. If you freeze eggs apparently you have to mix the yolk in first. The texture is more rubbery than fresh but works if you get a good deal on eggs and want to stock up.


Rachel Tiller October 20, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Very great tips! Also thanks Sara for your tip!


amy p February 13, 2012 at 6:47 pm

I freeze cream cheese all the time and use it for baking only when i thaw it ….it is a great way to save money when it is on sale :)


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