Originally Posted by Hollywood0723
Thanks for the reply! I went freezer first just to cool the containers as quickly as possible. Then put it in the fridge because it's usually gone in a day or two :)
If it were me I'd remove it from the crock pot and store it in a storage container. Either in total or in meal size portions. I wouldn't bother with the freezer. If consumed within a few days the reefer will do just fine. Longer I'd freeze in meal size portions.
I don't believe there is a safety issue that can be solved by a few minutes shorter cooling in the freezer rather than the refrigerator.