3 Tips for Freezing Homemade Meals (Page 4)

3. Label It

3. Label It

A freezer stocked with ready-to-go dinners does you no good if you don’t know what’s in there. Label and date everything that you freeze. If you’re really organized, make an "eat-by" note on your calendar. Eat properly wrapped food within 3 to 6 months of freezing. Vacuum-sealed food will stay fresh for at least 1 year and sometimes up to 2 years.

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