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Old 08-25-2016, 12:14 PM   #1
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To freeze or not to freeze

I want to take some slices of bread out of a whole loaf. Should I freeze them or is it alright to just keep them in the refrigerator for a few days?

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Old 08-25-2016, 12:28 PM   #2
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Freeze the bread while it's still fresh. Refrigerating bread makes it go stale faster.
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If you put them in a zipper-lock bag with most of the air removed, they should be fine for quite a few days.
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Old 08-25-2016, 02:02 PM   #4
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Thanks Andy and Katie. I think I will take out 4 slices and freeze the rest.
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If you're thinking about making some sandwiches ahead of time for school, kids, etc., go ahead and put the whole sandwich together, but omit the salad stuff......I agree that freezing is far superior to putting in the fridge......when my kids were young and I was super busy, I'd make up their sandwiches for the week (it was easy as they only liked the same PB/Jelly or Turkey/Cheese) and then we only had to grab in the morning........but plain slices in the freezer are good, too.......or the whole loaf for that matter......
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If you're thinking about making some sandwiches ahead of time for school, kids, etc., go ahead and put the whole sandwich together, but omit the salad stuff......I agree that freezing is far superior to putting in the fridge......when my kids were young and I was super busy, I'd make up their sandwiches for the week (it was easy as they only liked the same PB/Jelly or Turkey/Cheese) and then we only had to grab in the morning........but plain slices in the freezer are good, too.......or the whole loaf for that matter......
Great ideas, thanks.
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Not exactly on topic but:
When bread is starting to go stale I'll freeze it to use later as breadcrumbs or french toast.
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I freeze all our bread. Otherwise DH and I can't go through a whole loaf without it getting stale.
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Freeze the bread while it's still fresh. Refrigerating bread makes it go stale faster.
I second that.
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stale bread (not moldy) makes good french toast, too........
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