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Old 12-28-2005, 07:52 PM   #1
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freeze chowder?

I made a Smoked Salmon chowder w/ 4 cups cream. What will happen if I freeze it?

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Old 12-28-2005, 09:08 PM   #2
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DO NOT FREEZE! The cream will separate into curds and water! Your best bet is to eat up that chowder and be happy! Unfortunately, freezing is not an option. Sorry!
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Old 12-29-2005, 08:55 PM   #3
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Hmmmm....I make a seafood chowder with lots of cream in it. I gave it to someone who froze some of it. (I wouldn't have recommended that she freeze it but she did.) It worked well. I've done it myself & it's still good after thawing & reheating. Marajo, I suggest you try freezing a small amount & see what you think of the results.
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Old 12-29-2005, 10:20 PM   #4
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that's what I will do; freeze a cup of it. get back to you later on this. many thanks.
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Old 12-30-2005, 01:54 AM   #5
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I freeze a clam chowder with no problem - I was quite surpristed when it re-heated ok the first time.

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