How soon can food be put in a new freezer?

Answer Most manufacturers recommend leaving a new freezer for 18 to 20 hours after switching it on before placing any food in it.

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Can you put hot food into a freezer?

Can you put hot food into freezer bags?

You should allow very hot food to cool before placing it in freezer bags to ensure that the bags do not melt. Once the food is warm, you can put it in the freezer without worrying about thawing out... Read More »

Can you store dry dog food in the freezer?

On One Hand: Extending Shelf LifeStoring dry dog food in the freezer extends the shelf life and freshness. Organic dry dog foods without artificial preservatives last longer when frozen. Dog Food S... Read More »

How to Wrap Food for the Freezer?

If you want to save food to eat at a later date, or if you have more food than you can eat in a single sitting, you may want to freeze it. Proper wrapping and freezing keeps food from going bad and... Read More »