The Perfect Solution for Freezing Broth
I make my own broth. I make chicken broth, Tasty Turkey Broth, beef broth, just about any kind of broth I can manage.
Several months ago, I made a big batch of beef broth. I put big soup bones in the crock pot, threw in a bunch of root veggies and some fresh herbs, and let it cook for 36 hours. Then I strained it and had 4 quarts of beautiful, flavorful, so healthy and good for you beef broth.
Because I shop every few months and had just recently been shopping, I don’t have a lot of freezer storage space. For some reason, I didn’t have any freezer bags. I could have used mason jars, but they would take up so much room in my freezer.
Then I had an epiphany.
Breast milk freezer bags.
- They are marked with measurements.
- They are double-bagged.
- They are designed to store liquid in the freezer.
I proceeded to fill 16 bags with one cup each of this amazing beef broth. Now, when I want to use it, I just pop a bag out of the freezer and let it thaw.
A perfect solution. A bit unconventional, but I’m okay with that.
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