How long will food keep in the freezer? Our handy freezer guide gives guidelines to how long certain foods can reasonably be stored in the freezer. This freezer guide is in our Dining On A Dime Cookbook on page 22.
Freezer Guide – How Long Will Food Keep In The Freezer?
How long will groceries stay good in the freezer? Our Freezer Guide gives guidelines to how long foods can reasonably be stored in the freezer.
- Beef – 12 months
- Cooked Meats – 3 months
- Ground Meats – 3 months
- Lamb – 9 months
- Liver – 2 months
- Pork – 6 months
- Poultry, raw – 6 months
- Butter, pasteurized – 6 months
- Cheese – 6 months
- Cream Cheese – 4 months
- Ice Cream – 4 months
- Whipping Cream – 3 months
- Cakes, Cookies and Breads – 3 to 4 months
- Coconut -12 months
- Egg Whites, out of shell -12 months
- Egg Yolks, out of shell – 3 months (Add 1/8 tsp. salt or 1/2 tsp. sugar for every 4 egg yolks)
- Fruits and Juices – 12 months
- Nuts – 12 months
- Vegetables – 12 months
Things That Don’t Freeze Well
- Cooked egg whites
- Mayonnaise Salad Dressings
- Canned refrigerator biscuits, Danish rolls, cinnamon rolls, croissant dough (You can bake these and then freeze.)
- Salad greens
- Raw tomatoes (You can freeze raw tomatoes but they should only be used for cooking.)
- Cream pies with meringue
- Grapes (unless eating frozen)
This freezer guide is from our cookbook. You’ll also find lots of easy recipes and tips to save big money on your food bill and get out of the kitchen faster!
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