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Old 11-14-2007, 01:06 PM   #1
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Freezing fresh okra

I love to slice fresh okra into rounds, season it up, add sliced or chopped peppers and onions and then saute in my cast iron saute pan. My issue is in maryland , I believe that okra will become rare and/or exspensive during the winter so I bought a couple pounds yesterday and will get more, if i can find a decent way to store it.

I have a vacuum sealer. Should I freeze it sliced or whole? Would I do better freezing it in canisters or bags?


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Old 11-14-2007, 01:19 PM   #2
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Regardless of what you do as far as preservation, I do believe you have to blanch it first.

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Old 11-14-2007, 04:26 PM   #3
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Yep - Breezy is right ... it needs to be blanched first. Read this.
"It ain't what you don't know that gets you in trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." - Mark Twain
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