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Old 01-18-2016, 06:23 PM   #11
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When foods are frozen properly, their flavor doesn't deteriorate, although the texture can if it's frozen for too long. So if these potatoes make good mashers, it will be fine to freeze them.
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Old 01-18-2016, 06:25 PM   #12
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Some people "up north" use the great outdoors as a freezer in the winter
Oh, I know. I grew up in Michigan
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Old 01-18-2016, 06:26 PM   #13
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Help with my potatoes and onions

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When foods are frozen properly, their flavor doesn't deteriorate, although the texture can if it's frozen for too long. So if these potatoes make good mashers, it will be fine to freeze them.

Kevin will be our potato guinea pig. We expect a full report!
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Old 01-18-2016, 07:05 PM   #14
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Can't wait to hear how it turns out!
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Old 01-18-2016, 08:09 PM   #15
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The only thing I know for sure, is trying to freeze cooked stews or soups with potato chunks in it turns out terrible. For that reason I sub white beans for potatoes if I know I'll be freezing it.
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Old 01-18-2016, 08:14 PM   #16
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I agree, Kay. I don't freeze stews et al with potato chunks either.
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:05 PM   #17
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I agree, Kay. I don't freeze stews et al with potato chunks either.
That's why I prefer barley in soups and stews with meats.
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I'd just toss the potatoes, and try to salvage some of the onions by chopping them up and freezing them. The onions should be fine in soups and stews, but I'm with the others that potatoes frozen whole wouldn't be a good thing, even in soups or stews.
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Old 01-19-2016, 02:09 PM   #19
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Lol, I would not say this was done carefully. They just froze from being outside, I'm hoping that they've only frozen once.
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So the potatoes thawed out and were very spongy and gross beyond repair so to the compost they went. But the onions seem ok, harder to peel but ok.

Thanks for the help just picked up a fresh 10 lbs today
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