Here’s a great question from a reader about freezing pantry basics like beans and broth! Can you do it? How and for how long? We have the answers!


Reader Question: I’ve been making dried beans and using broth more for cooking lately. Can I freeze leftover beans and broth so they don’t go bad?

The quick answer is: yes, you can! Of course you’ll need good quality freezer bags and a canning funnel (to help you get your broth and soup INTO those darn bags).

The slightly longer answer is: of course, but there are a few things to consider to optimally use the space in your freezer and store them well (we call this “Freezer Tetris”). First, always freeze them flat — they take up less space, and during these times when we’re all stocking our…

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