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Freezing And Storing Frozen Foods - Whirlpool ED22MM Use & Care Manual

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FREEZING & STORING FROZEN
FOODS
The freezer section IS deslgned
for storage of com-
merclolly
frozen foods
and for freezing
foods at
home
Packaging-The
secret of successful freezing is In
the packaglng
The wrap
you use must be air,
moisture and vapor proof. The way you close and seal
the package
must not allow air, moisture orvapor
In or
out Packaging
done In any other way could cause
food odor and taste transfer
throughout
the re-
frigerator and drying of frozen food
Rigid polyethylene
(plastic)
containers
with tight-
fitting
lids, straight-sided
canningifreeztng
jars,
heavy-duty
aluminum
foil, plastic-coated
paper and
non-permeable
plastic
wraps (such as Saran) are
recommended
Note: Heat-sealed
boiling bags are
easy to use and can be used by themselves
or as
carton liners
Sealing
- When sealing
foods in bags squeeze
out the air (liquids
need headspace
to allow
for
expansion
) Twist the top and turn It back. Fasten tie
securely around the doubled-over
tail. Put the label
InsIde transparent
bags;
use self-adhesive
label on
outside of opaque
ones.
Air-tight wrapping
calls for "drugstore"
wrap. Cut
the sheet about
one-third
longer than the distance
around the food. Bring the ends together
and fold in
[toward the food) at least twice to seal out air Crease
ends close to food, press air from package.
Fold tips
3
6
over twice. Finish package
and tape closed
NOTE
With unboned
meats, pad sharp edges
with extra
wrap
or use stockinette
to protect
the wrap
from
punctures
I
DO NOT USE:
l
Bread wrappers
l
Non-polyethylene
plastic containers
l
Containers
without tight lids
l
Waxed paper
l
Waxed-coated
freezer wrap
l
Thin, semi-permeable
wrap
None of these are totally moisture. air or vapor
proof. The
use of these wrappings
could
cause food odor and taste transfer and
drvina of frozen food.
Freezing
Fruits - Select ripe. blemish-free
fruits
Be sure they taste as good as they look. Wash 2 to
3 quarts [liters] at a time and drain Fruit that stands
in water may lose food value and become,
soggy
Sort, peel, trim, pit and slice as needed.
Pack in rigld wide-mouthed
containers
or other
recommended
material
Leave head space to al-
low liquids to expand
during freezing

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