Too much mozzarella on hand and no way of using it before it spoils? Considered freezing it but not sure how that works out? Can you freeze mozzarella cheese? If any of those questions have brought you here, you’re in the right place. Below, I talk about freezing both fresh mozzarella and mozzarella blocks. That […]
Freezing buttermilk is a simple way of preserving leftover buttermilk after making pancakes. Read on to learn how to do it and when it makes sense. Even though buttermilk lasts longer than other dairy products (similarly to kefir), it doesn’t last that long. And a quart (typical container size) of buttermilk is usually much more […]
If you ever had to throw out a half-full container of spoiled sour cream, you know how it feels. You buy the dairy product for a specific recipe, and the leftovers sit in the fridge until they go bad. You’re angry because you hate food waste, and wonder what you can do so it doesn’t […]
There’s this big sale of butter in your local supermarket, and you’re thinking about stocking up. You know how many sticks your household goes through in a month, but you’re wondering if you can buy even more and freeze the rest. The short and simple answer is yes, butter freezes perfectly fine, so go ahead […]
If a whole container of ricotta is too much for the pasta filling you’re preparing, you need to store away the leftovers. And if you want them to last longer than a couple of days, freezing seems like the only option. Can you freeze ricotta cheese? When it comes to freezing various types of cheese, […]
Too much cottage cheese in the fridge? No matter if you’ve bought too much, or completely forgot about a couple of containers, you don’t want it to go to waste. Your first question is: “how to freeze cottage cheese?” and right after that “can you even do it?”. The good news is that you can […]
So you needed some cottage cheese for a recipe you wanted to try out. The dish turned out great, but now you’re left with a half-open container of the dairy product. And you’re not quite sure how long an opened cottage cheese lasts until it goes bad. Or maybe you’ve bought a few containers on […]
For many people, when they hear the words “casserole” or “melted cheese”, the first thing they think about is Velveeta cheese. Does Velveeta cheese go bad?
You added string cheese to your child’s lunch, and they forgot to eat it. It’s supper and you’re wondering: does string cheese go bad if not refrigerated?
You’re cleaning up your pantry, and you just found 3 cans of evaporated milk. You hardly remember the last time you used evaporated milk or even bought some. And all three cans are past the date on the label. Does evaporated milk go bad? Since this variety of milk comes canned, you might think that […]