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Cooking & Preserving Foods: Freezing Red Cabbage?

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Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

March 23, 2008
10:18 PM

Post #4700143

Our garden has had such a bumper crop of red cabbage that the neighbors all run when they see me coming with more heads to try to give them. :-)

Seriously, is there any way to freeze it and have it remain decent, either cooked or uncooked? Would you blanche it first or cook completely? I have never tried this and hate to put a lot of work into something that may be awful. I do not want to can or pickle this year, just freeze.

Next year I will not get carried away at planting time. Thanks in advance.
Cascade Mtns, WA
(Zone 6a)

March 29, 2008
12:48 AM

Post #4723619

I would blanch, rinse in cold water, drain, and then freeze.
May not be super crispy but still good.

Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

March 30, 2008
4:49 PM

Post #4730418

Thanks so much. I am off to thin the crops.
Lakeland, FL
(Zone 9b)

April 14, 2008
5:47 PM

Post #4807617

Make krut

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