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Old 07-30-2007, 07:45 PM   #1
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ISO help freezing freshly picked soy beans

This is my first year growing soy beans in the garden, and i was blessed wit h a significant surpluss. When I buy edamame in the store, it is frozen. So, my question is, to freeze my excess beans, should I blanch them first ? or can i just freeze them as is? or, it just doesnt matter ?




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Old 08-02-2007, 12:47 AM   #2
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I would say As-Is. But thats just me.

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Old 08-02-2007, 06:13 AM   #3
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I'd say blanch them first. But that's just me. Not sure why, but when I used to freeze beans etc, I always blanched them . Lucky you to have that many!! My two scrawny plants haven't even started flowering.
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