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Blanching is necessary before freezing almost all vegetables. It stops enzyme actions that can cause loss of flavor, color and texture. Blanching cleanses the vegetable surface, brightens the color of the vegetables, and limits the loss of vitamins. It also makes vegetables easier to pack for freezing. Blanching time varies with the type and size…

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Shoppers have enjoyed the convenience of buying in bulk for a number of years. My own bulk buying experiences have been hit and miss at best, but I recently discovered just how convenient buying in bulk can be. There are a number of advantages to buying in bulk: some items are available only in bulk…

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