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View Poll Results: Best menu for homemade frozen meal?
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Old 02-26-2010, 05:20 PM   #1
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Should I precook meats for frozen dinners?

Help! I want to make up some tv dinners for times when hubby and I are too burned out from the day to think up something good for dinner. He's diabetic so carbs and proteins are important parts. I was thinking of making up some dinners such as oven-baked fish fillet, green beans almondine and maybe squash or a sweet potatoe casserole in a divided dish (assuming I can find some). Others might be turkey, chicken, ham slices, with veggies. My problem is that I don't know if I use leftovers, will reheating them overcook the meats? Should the proteins be only partially cooked or completely cooked before freezing? What has been your experience

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Old 02-26-2010, 06:15 PM   #2
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Hi Annie, I'm not stocking you really :)

I saw the word frozen and I like precooked frozen dishes.

(ducking in case she throws something)

You could use a Pressure cooker with an trivet insert. The meals would be moist with a min loss of nutrients.
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