Food Freezing

Household Arts

Level: 2

Requirements

  • Define the following terms:
    • Blanching
    • Quick freeze
    • Freezer burn
  • What kinds of containers can be used for freezing foods?
  • What are the essential things to be considered when selecting vegetables or fruits for freezing?
  • How do you thaw frozen vegetables for the table? How do you thaw frozen fruits for the table?
  • Freeze two vegetables (corn and another of your choice), then prepare and serve for sampling.
  • Quick freeze a vegetable for easy pouring.
  • Why is salt not put in vegetables to be frozen?
  • Freeze some peaches in light syrup and also some in orange or pineapple juice.
  • What is the reason for using ascorbic acid in the syrup and not in the fruit juice? Why is ascorbic acid used in freezing peaches?
  • Freeze one type of berry without added sweeteners.
  • Make one kind of freezer jam.


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