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Old 01-18-2012, 10:52 PM   #1
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Question Freezing Question

There are just the 2 of us and would like to freeze some so I do freeze things like Homemade veg. soup and Chili for eating at a later date. I made some chicken and noodles (I used reams noodles) and was wondering if anyone has ever frozen this and if so did it thaw out okay.

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Old 01-19-2012, 07:27 AM   #2
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You can freeze it. It'll be fine.

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Old 01-19-2012, 01:01 PM   #3
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Your noodles will not be like they were before they were frozen and reheated. They turn out somewhat softer but it can be done.
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Old 01-20-2012, 08:13 AM   #4
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I usually portion out the amount I will be using and cook some noodles in that. Then, I freeze the rest without the noodles and add them when I reheat the soup.
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Old 01-20-2012, 10:48 AM   #5
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Welcome to DC! Like Lyndalou, I only add pasta to the portion I'm eating. When using the soup from the freezer, I like orzo for the pasta because by the time the soup is heated (from thawed frozen soup), the orzo is done.
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:38 PM   #6
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If you plan ahead a bit, you can leave out the noodles in the portion to be frozen (saves freezer space too) then add them when you thaw and use.
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Old 02-03-2012, 04:03 PM   #7
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I just recently froze a bunch of turkey soup from thanksgiving that had pasta egg noodles in it and it does come out very mushy after defrost. Next time I would prob make the noodles extra al dente before freezing
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Old 02-03-2012, 05:19 PM   #8
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I prefer to keep extra cooked buttered egg noodles on hand in the freezer. I'm not a fan of mushy noodles, and they freeze well.

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