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Old 01-07-2016, 02:13 PM   #1
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I have a Food Saver and use it primarily for meat. I was thinking of using it for kale. When I buy it it comes in such a big bag. Since I'm the only one who eats it (I braise it) it sometimes goes bad before I use it all, or I have to eat it every day. I decided to put it in Food Saver Bags. Will this keep it fresh longer in the refrigerator or should I put it in the freezer?
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Old 01-07-2016, 02:29 PM   #2
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You could blanch it so it shrinks down and freeze it in Ziplocks.
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Old 01-07-2016, 05:44 PM   #3
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Another vote for freezing the cooked kale.

I freeze it in one cup containers and toss it into soups or thaw it and use it in scrambled eggs.
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cook then freeze in serving sizes... ya know, I never thought about using the Food Saver for veg before, I just do the IQF technique and then into a ziptop bag.
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Old 01-07-2016, 07:31 PM   #5
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+4. My thought is braise the whole shebang, squeeze dry, then Food Saver.
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Old 01-07-2016, 08:06 PM   #6
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You could blanch it so it shrinks down and freeze it in Ziplocks.
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Another vote for freezing the cooked kale.

I freeze it in one cup containers and toss it into soups or thaw it and use it in scrambled eggs.
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cook then freeze in serving sizes... ya know, I never thought about using the Food Saver for veg before, I just do the IQF technique and then into a ziptop bag.
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+4. My thought is braise the whole shebang, squeeze dry, then Food Saver.
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Andy, that's because your answers are usually right on! Thanks, everyone!
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