Freezer Cooking

  • How to Cook Chicken for the Freezer in the Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

    In the past several weeks we've enjoyed a series on how to cook meats and proteins for the freezer...

  • How to Cook Turkey for the Freezer in the Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

    Welcome back to our next post in the Cooking Meat for the Freezer in the Instant Pot Pressure Cooker!...

  • Instant Pot Beans for the Freezer

    I've been making this recipe for years in the slow cooker.  It's one of my favorites, because you get...

  • Freezer Friendly Breakfasts

    When summer vacation is over, mornings always get a little more hectic. There's no sleeping in or lazy breakfasts!...

  • Why and How to Freeze Cooked Meats

    One of my secrets to quick meals is having cooked meat in the freezer.  This is by far the...

  • Dessert Recipes to Freeze

    Desserts may not be the first thing you think of stocking your freezer with, but there are a lot...

  • Virtual Freezer Cooking Party on Facebook

      We're having a party!  It's the best kind of party too.  You don't have to leave your house...

  • How to make 6 slow cooker freezer meals in 1 hour – February (and a video)

    Every month, as part of the Slow Cooker plan for Weekly Meal Plans, we do a freezer meals week....

  • Freezing Single Servings for Teenage Boys and Other Hungry People

      A reader asked the other day about what types of foods are good for freezing in single servings....

  • 12 Slow Cooker Freezer Meal Plans with Grocery Lists and Instructions that can be made in 1 hour!

      I'm so excited about sharing this new resource with you! These meals are my "busy day emergency stash"....

  • Slow Cooker Freezer Meals in 1 Hour – May Plans

    I put together another video for you (embedded at the bottom of this post), showing how I assemble 5-6...

  • Simple Weekly Meal Plans (Slow Cooker Freezer Meals Plan) – March 24

    I'm really excited to announce that this is coming to the Weekly Meal Plans starting in April!   Lots...

  • Simple Meal Plans and Real Life – January 20

    It's a little early in the year for this (aren't we all supposed to be super-charged, high energy, and...

  • Real Life and Simple Weekly Meal Plans – September 16

    If you want a sneak peek at this week's simple Weekly Meal Plans (we're focusing on filling the freezer...

  • Using the Slow Cooker Freezer Meals – Simple Weekly Meal Plans & Real Life

    It's been about a month since I tested the Slow Cooker Freezer Menu (get a sneak peek at it...

  • Healthy Whole Grain Waffles – Freezer Friendly

    Back-to-school time is upon us once again. The hustle and bustle of getting the kids out the door, looking...

  • How to Make 7+ Slow Cooker Freezer Meals in 1 Hour

    A couple of weeks ago, I made over 7 slow cooker freezer meals in 1 hour.  It was easy...

  • Easy Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream Cake

    I am a huge fan of anything peanut butter and jelly. And I'm an even bigger fan of anything...

  • Freezer Cooking – Ground Beef in the Crock Pot

    One thing I like to do to help cut down on meal prep time is have pre-cooked meats in...

  • How to Freeze Wine the Easy Way

    I love to cook with wine, but I don't love drinking it.  I've tried to like it.  Pairing wine...

  • Free Weekly Menu + Grocery List – Year 3 Week 47

    The menu this week could be a great opportunity to stock the freezer.  Italian Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Shells...

  • Cheddar Chive Freezer Biscuits

    Cheesy biscuits in the freezer, ready to bake for dinner?  Now, that's a great short cut for cheaters! These...

  • Free Weekly Menu + Grocery List – Year 3 Week 43 – Stock the Freezer (and my birthday wish request)

    Monday is my birthday! And I have a birthday wish to ask you. I need some votes.  Well, my...

  • Mini Deep Dish Pizzas

    I am really excited to introduce you to Kate, one of EaH's new contributing writers.  I think you are...

  • No-Bake Cappuccino Pie

    Remember the No-Bake Peanut Butter Fluff Pie?  This one is like that one, except instead of peanut butter, it...

  • 4 Freezer Marinades for Lazy People

    If you're a lazy cook like me, you are going to love this idea! I grill a lot of...

  • Coffee Toffee Ice Cream Pie with a Ribbon of Fudge

    As far as I'm concerned, coffee ice cream with hot fudge is the best dessert in the world.  It's...

  • Slow Cooker Beans for the Freezer aka Refried Beans without the Refry

    I have heard about the beans for years.  Yes, years!  And I can't believe I had never tried them. ...

  • Freezer Cooking Live Chat and My Best Freezer Cooking Posts

    Last February, we did a Virtual Freezer Cooking Day together via Facebook.  It was loads of fun and I...

  • Prep & Planning for the Holidays – Foods That Can Be Made Ahead

    There are two ways to combat the crazy-busy whirl that is the holidays. Let things go.  Don't try to...

  • 2 Awesome Freezer Cooking Resources

    I know that all of you love stocking your freezer as much as I do.  It can be such...

  • Chicken Enchilada Soup in the Slow Cooker

    This is a recipe that will be made often in my house.  My kids have been asking for it...

  • How to Freeze Zucchini

    This is the giant zucchini that was gifted to me the other day.  I turned part of it into...

  • 5 Keys to Saving Money with a Pantry/Freezer Challenge

    One way to save money on groceries is to shop your own pantry and freezer.  Here are a few...

  • Freezer Cooking – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Storing Food in the Freezer

    Have you ever wanted to try Freezer Cooking but not been sure exactly how to do it? Alison, an...

  • Chicken Lettuce Wraps – Freezer Cooking Recipe

    The filling for these lettuce wraps is perfect for making ahead and freezing.  I see this becoming one of...

  • Freezer Meatballs – extra large batch

    88 meatballs.  That's a lot of meatballs to stash away in the freezer. It boggles my mind, but somehow...

  • Freezer Cooking February – Tips and Recipe Roundup

    I hope you're ready to fill your freezer!  Here are some of my best recipes for freezer cooking.  You'll...

  • Menu, Grocery List, Recipes Year 2 Week 17 – Fill Your Freezer

    February is freezer cooking month on Eat at Home! I know February doesn't officially start until tomorrow (since February...

  • Menu, Grocery List, Recipes Year 2 Week 16

    During the month of January, I've been sharing ideas to Resolutionize your kitchen and cooking.  Tomorrow I'll tackle organizing...

  • Menu, Grocery List, Recipes – Year 2, Week 6

    I think you're going to like this menu.  First of all, soup is back!  I love soup and I'm...

  • Black Bean and Rice Freezer Burritos

    These have been the handiest things to have stashed away in the freezer.  We’ve eaten them for a quick...

  • Counter Top Cooking for the Freezer – A Guest Post

    This is a guest post from Saidah at AProverbsWife.com.  If you are interested in guest posting on Eat at...

  • Chicken and Broccoli Stuffed Shells with Alfredo Sauce

    Sometimes limitations bring forth the best creations. Recently, on a message board someone wanted to make stuffed shells.  She...

  • Stocking Your Freezer with Grilled Chicken and Using it for BBQ Chicken Fajitas

    When we went to Gatlinburg with family a few weeks ago, we took turns preparing a meal for everyone. ...

  • Italian Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Shells

    I have a freezer full of pork that we got from my niece's 4-H project.  The place my sister...

  • How I Cooked and Froze 10 Meals in Just a Few Hours

    I have never had a desire to spend an entire day cooking in order to freeze a month's worth...

  • Cooking Meat to Freeze for Later

    I know that picture has nothing to do with meat or cooking, but it does show what freezing looks...

  • Jello Popsicles

    These are a blast from the past.  What could say "childhood summer" better than Dixie cups, craft sticks and...

  • Freezer/Pantry Challenge Part 4 – I saved $100

    I had to go to the grocery yesterday to get some dairy and produce.  I've been doing this challenge...