For many reasons, in today’s busy society, the idea of freezer cooking is catching on. It is much more nutritious than cooking commercial frozen meals, ordering take out or eating fast food. Freezer cooking is also convenient for the busy parent because between work, after school activities and other household duties, freezer meals are a great alternative.
However there are still many people who are not quite getting the concept of what freezer cooking it and what the rage is behind it. Some may think that freezer cooking is just taking something out of the freezer and cooking it. The concept goes way beyond that. Freezer cooking is a meal planning idea that when utilized right, can make the difference between 30 minutes and 4 hours of extra time.
In simply terms freezer cooking is preparing meals in bulk and then freezing the rest for later. Freezer Cooking can be likened to an assembly-line cooking method designed to fill the freezer with two weeks’ to two months’ worth of home-cooked dinner entrees. Believe it or not, in a single day, freezer cooks can make large quantities of food and pull together 14 to 30 entrees for the freezer.
But don’t let the thought of cooking all day long scare you because you can also cook a meal at a time in bulk and freeze what’s left for dinner. In other words, every time you cook a meal, just cook a little extra and freeze it. The bottom line is that in the long run, it will save you time and money to prepare meals ahead of time and freeze them for later.
There are many names for freezer cooking. It is also known as Once a Month Cooking or OAMC, frozen assets, freezable meals, investment cooking, and few other names. Not to worry because it really all boils down to Freezer Cooking.
There are many recipe books available for freezer meals, or you can easily incorporate your favorite recipes into larger batches of freezer meals. Be sure to include the whole family in on planning your meals for freezing.
Freezer cooking is a very convenient way to prepare healthy meals that your whole family will benefit from. By taking a few simple preparation steps you can become a freezer cooking whiz in no time at all. You just have to be willing to do the extra cooking and you are good to go.
If you’re ready to give freezer cooking a try, I recommend you grab the Freezer Cooking Made Simple guide.