Freezer stash - what's in yours?

moonshae
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Hi everyone,
I'm now in my new house, surrounded by stuff I never realized I had and feeling all out of sorts. What's more homey than cooking and making the house smell awesome? So this weekend I'm planning a cooking bonanza to fill my freezer with tasty bento things. My list so far is only those spicy lentil snacks which isn't much of a bonanza :(

What do you have in your stash? What things would be in your stash if you managed to keep enough aside to freeze?

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Stephanie
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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

I usually have a couple different variety of grains (mostly variations on 1 cup serving brown rice recipes and bread), instant soup balls, mini burgers (vegetarian ones for me and meat ones for my husband), soy loafs, tofu, frozen vegetables, and fruit (bagged and fresh). And this weekend I will give freezing casseroles in bento sized portions a go.

And how nice to start fresh, good luck on filling your freezer with goodies!

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Ice cubes of the soupy part of laksa, ice cubes of hummus, a big bag of baked falafels, slices of chicken & carrot roll, slices of meatloaf, portions of kebbe, frozen blanched asparagus (which I should use!), Thai beef, some Malasian beef (can you tell I'm not a vegetarian?). That's what I can think of that I've made, and is suitable for bentos.

Update: I just remembered the salted salmon and salmon tartare I made the other night!

Then there's a bag of frozen prawns and one of crab sticks, and bits of a smoked chicken that was on special, which are suitable for bentos but just bought.

And for winter dinners and not proper bento lunches there are 250 ml containers of various stews and curries, and 400 ml containers of soups and curries which contain their own starch (like potatoes and kumara).

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Sassia
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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

portions of rice
mini veggie burgers
falafel
lentil snacks
I always have frozen veg ready to quickly steam in the morning

Courtney
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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Bento-wise, just some black bean mini burgers. They have come in handy though, so I am also planning a weekend cooking party soon to add a few things.

moonshae
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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

What sort of soup balls do you freeze? I'm gluten intolerant so I can't have the majority of instant soup so if I can make my own soup I can have soup again!

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Not much at the moment: only the lentil snacks. But I'm planning on making new mini burgers. Ah and of course different veggies. I guess I should make some more things too.

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Not enough!!

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

ice cubes
ground meat
gyozas
rice portions

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

At the moment I have - nothing! Because we are moving in 6 days! When I have settled in to our new (as yet, undetermined) house I'll do a 'stocking bento staples from scratch' post ^_^;

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iya
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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

frozen broccoli, corn
store-bought pork & mushroom dumplings
home made beef dumplings
rice portions
pasta portions
ground beef
blue cheese burger patties
portioned beef stew
sweet bean buns
pork tocino
philippine sausages
salmon fillets
beef croquettes

I'm pretty sure there's some stuff I missed (like fishballs I just remembered I also had, and squid). There would be more, but freezer cooking last weekend burned me out! I need to get a real good bento box, though, because I'm running out of steam...

Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Bento-wise, all I have is some portioned out sushi rice. One of my favorite staples, though, is pizza sauce. I make it in a big batch, enough for 10 pizzas. Then I portion it out into freezer-safe bags, usually enough sauce for 2 pizzas per bag.

dvoskuil
Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

At the moment, not a lot:

Rice portions (3)
Onigiri (6, stuffed with tamago)
Dry curry with soybeans (a few servings' worth)
Vegetable and cherry tomato gratin (2)

Typically I try to have a couple more protein sources, like soy loaf and black bean mini-burgers, and some other kind of vegetable. I'm restocking after depleting my stash, made the onigiri last night.

jamie
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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

My freezer stash needs replenishing - I have a few "raw ingredients" but not too much that I can just grab and defrost to pop in a bento box. I'm hoping to do a bunch of cooking this weekend - I'm gearing up to start adding on to my bento customers at work (as of now I have made 5 bento lunches for one coworker, and have at least a half dozen interested others!).

However, I am proud of the fact that I was able to go through and clear out and organize our freezer and fridge a couple weekends ago. It's been really helpful knowing where everything is, and I even have a little bento section designated for bento ingredients in both the fridge and the freezer.

Here's what I've got currently (bento and non-bento alike):
-variety of frozen veg: lima beans, corn, green beans, spinach
-chicken quarters, waiting to be turned into something bento worthy
-frozen shrimp (love having shrimp in my freezer stash!)
-radish, alfalfa, and mung bean seeds (I have a BioStarter that I sprout them in; takes a couple days, it's great)
-bag of coffee beans (now, we just need to get a new coffee grinder - our old one died!)
-habanero chiles
-hot dogs
-chikuwa (I think that's how you spell it...)
-oj concentrate
-shumai wrappers (hoping to make some shumai this weekend!)
-stone ground grits
-nuts: walnuts and almonds
-chocolate chips
-ice cream
-lap cheung
-black bean and pork soup
-salt pork

Here's what I Would have in my freezer (and did have the top three, until recently...but hm, somehow they just disappear...)
-homemade samosas - so much work but So worth it! These got used up sometime in January
-homemade korokke (with beef soboro and without) - We served the last of them to our guests a couple weekends ago
-jiaozi dumplings - store-bought wrappers with my filling (pork and shrimp)
-various ground meats or other meat cuts, depending on what's on sale: ground beef, ground pork, country-style pork ribs for making char siu, etc.
-more portions of soup, in smaller amounts
-breadcrumbs
-mentaiko

Have fun stocking up, and with the cooking bonanza!

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

At first I didn't think it was much but now I realize...
locally raised thinly sliced wafer steaks-raw to make bulgogi maybe
locally made hot sausage
Dietz and Watson beef franks
A few cheddar wurst (unfortunately we don't like this brand very much)
Formerly fresh ramen, locally made wonton noodles and dumpling wrappers
filling for dumplings or mini burgers-chicken and tofu, and beef and kimchi and tofu
2 measured 1 cup wet veggie curry (homemade)
2 -1/2 c servings rice noodles with black beans, cilantro and beansprouts
additional green onions, bean srpouts and cilantro
frozen veggies-raw
frozen cooked collards with tumeric,garlic and locally smoked bacon-1 cup servings

I'm hoping next week's bento is really easy to pack

Avenna
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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Chicken kebabs, corn, peas, quorn patties, phyllo dough, fenugreek leaves, shrimp, coriander cubes, mango cubes, ginger, veggies, fish fingers (fish sticks), and samosa sheets. :D

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

I suppose any vegetable soup will work, the ones that I have currently were inspired by Maki's recipe here http://www.justbento.com/handbook/johbisai/make-your-own-instant-vegetab.... I just used the ingredients that I had on hand and it turned out great. So I would just suggest using a soup recipe that you like and suits your dietary needs and make a concentrate of that.

Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

I've got portions of Hijiki, roasted lemon and herb chicken pieces, gyoza, frozen corn niblets, slices of pork chop and chicken katsu marinated, ready to be fried. I've also got frozen dipping sauce for my cha soba noodles.

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

I don't have too much. Our freezer is full enough as it is. But I usually have some gyoza, wantans and self-made spring rolls, cause there's not much point in just doing a few. I also have some meatloafs in there right now. And I like to freeze leftover burgers (frikadellen).

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Frikadeller! I'm Danish, so I liked seeing that (gently Germanized) Danish word ;-) Whenever I make Maki's teeny meatballs and mini teeny burgers, I'm always thinking . o O ( frikadeller! )

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Seasoned sweet potatoe vines, Filipino tamarind soup, miso-clam-spinach soup, kimchee dumplings (my aunt makes...I'm clueless as to how), marinated bulgogi, and seasoned nori sheets. All in individual-sized containers. Freezing is sort of a "must-do" when you're living alone. It's hard and not very economical to cook just enough for one serving size, and I hate eating the same thing over and over again. So I really do try and freeze everything that's possible, which usually ends up being soups and a few meat dishes.

clarissa
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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Frikadellen is the German word for meatballs. But here in Berlin they are usually called "Buletten".....

Alice
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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Unfortunatley, my dad throws out anything I put in there because I'm "not using it" (as in, it's been there for a day) and he claims to need the room. I have got some miso soup balls (miso mixed with instant dashi stock) tucked in the door he might not notice though.

CarolJ
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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Hi everyone!

I have the usual suspects in my freezer: rice, gyoza, shumai, squid balls and shrimp balls, chinese bbq pork buns, other flavors of steamed buns, naan, jamaican meat patties, veg.s, leftovers that I remember to portion and freeze.

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Roxanne
Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Candied orange peels, although they don't need to be frozen. They're definitely good for cheering up and making the house smell happy.
Burgers, hummus, onigiri to pull out whenever you need some, bread (you can find a lot of gluten-free bread recipes online, and there are all sorts of flours for the gluten-intolerant at health food stores), veggies....

I'm still in college, and I don't have a real freezer, but if I did, it would be filled with stuff like that.

Hope you feel better!

Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

actually...frikadelle is a meat patty (not a meatball, those are called "fleischklößchen" but perhaps berlin has another verion (i live in munich..)

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Right now, I have:

Frozen rice
large amount of pork/tofu mini burgers
a smaller bag of black bean burgers
chopped green onions for garnish
frozen shrimp
all kinds of frozen vegetables

Hopefully I can add some green pea mini burgers to the stash soon. Mini burgers are just so handy.

anon.
Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Individual servings of rice. Individual servings of bibimbap. (This does work! I microwave it most of the way, add an egg, and microwave some more.) Individually wrapped lime chicken burritos. Just one each of some homemade basil tomato chicken soup and homemade corn chowder without the dairy (yet). Cilantro ice cubes, coffee ice cubes, corn, store-bought dumplings and kimchi mandu. Cut up chicken and beef waiting to be cooked. Soon, some cooked meat to go with the rice so I don't have to do dishes during busy season. Sausage links to go in my breakfast roll ups. Nori sheets. Chinese seaweed cake for shrimp soup. Shrimp. Ddeok guk ddeok. : )

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Or maybe it's just my family who don't make a diffrence between thees two

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I like to have fish cakes or crab cakes in the freezer. I also have a bag of frozen grilled veggies that are easy to reheat and slice up nice. My other favourite is to buy bags of those small, bite-sized candy bars and freeze those and put them into the lunchbox at the end so they thaw by lunchtime and help keep things cool and - well it's a candy bar! This works well for yogurts in a tube too, if you get them. Most of the time, though I make bento from leftover dinner the night before so I don't tend to keep much in the freezer. It's a tiny freezer, after all.

Is there much for bento in Melbourne? I ask as I'll be emigrating there later this year, and we're all kinds of excited about it.

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?
Lyvvie wrote:

I also have a bag of frozen grilled veggies that are easy to reheat and slice up nice. .

Lyvvie - do you grill your own then freeze them or are these something bought in the store?

Eilish

Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

I like to keep mini black bean burgers, but that doesn't always happen. I do always keep biscuits in the freezer. They make excellent buns for mini-burgers. I use this recipe:

http://www.hillbillyhousewife.com/paulasbiscuits.htm

There are a lot of things on that website besides that recipe that are really useful too.

Jool
Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

If I may rephrase the question a little differently to ask what we would have in the freezer IF we had enough room (we have a typical Parisian sized fridge i.e. bar size) it would be:

- shrimp/langoustine
- various veggies
- various berries (nothing like rediscovering the wild berries you picked in summer)
- dashi
- home made waffles/gaufrettes (savoury ones work well in bento)
- home made pre-formed pizza dough
- home made pre-formed pastry crusts
- stock
- pre-sliced bread in case (heaven forbid) we run out of fresh bread
- 2 ice trays instead of one

moonshae
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Melbourne is great! I love Melbourne. Though it doesn't seem to be EXTREMELY bento :( The only box I've found is the sought after lock'n'lock set, and lock'n'lock is readily available, but i've found nothing cute and awesome. It is the land of 1001 asian groceries though!

Pat
Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

It's nice to know what everyone else has. Thanks to Maki, for bento freezer stash I have (and what I add on the side to complete it):
- Mini burgers (w/ rice, corn, and spinach)
- chicken (leg meat) soboro (w/ brown rice and cooked broccoli)
Other items I have:
- potstickers (w/ rice, sunny-side-up egg, cooked broccoli)
- salted salmon (w/ brown rice and cooked broccoli). I buy this from a Japanese market in a pack of 10; it's not frozen. Then, I wrap them individually before freezing.
- yaki-onigiri (usually this is a snack rather than a bento item)
Freshly cooked rice is a real treat for me, so I don't freeze any. And lucky for me, there's a Korean supermarket across the street so I stop by a few times a week for fresh veggies and fruits. I don't have frozen veggies except edamame. My freezer stash is small, but enough to give good variety in meats and fish. I only resort to it when I'm too busy or lazy. Otherwise, I'd get sick of them too.
Anyway, I'm so thankful for JustHungry because without the site, I would not have any bento freezer stash and would be eating out everyday like I used to.

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Hmm, my current bento stash is low, but when I do have it going here's what I like to keep:
+ Mini meatloafs
+ Mini chicken meatballs
+ Spaghetti sauce in bento sized portions
+ Pulled bbq pork in bento sized portions
+ Frozen veggies I can steam quick in the mornings
+ Handmade potstickers (with chicken)
+ Homemade blueberry pancakes I can zap quick for a morning snack bento.

That's the gist of my frozen selection. I'm not as together on that front as I'd like to be. Reading Maki's list makes me realize I have a long way to go to get organized. LOL!

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Mine's got mostly meatball type things (salmon patties, etc) and little portions of leftovers that I couldn't finish. I plan to put stuff like veggie burgers and little Lumpia (filipino egg rolls), as well as fish balls and tsukune. I've also got a ton of fish and chicken too.

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Right now I have onigiri, pork meat balls, shumai, and potstickers. I also have some steam buns, but I am not convinced those are going to work in a bento.

Trust me though, my stash isn't usually this good. We can thank a recent trip to the Asian Supermarket for most of my goodies. I do need to find some time this weekend to replenish and make some new things.

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Hmm... I have various fruits and berries, both fresh and canned, portioned out, some carrots, green beans, mini pancakes, and I might have some hashbrowns left. I plan to add in some more rice, some more veggies, and maybe some sweet things. Also should probably freeze those bagels... Any idea if cream cheese will freeze?

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I suspect that cream cheese's texture would go funny if you froze it. Only one way to find out for sure though - just try freezing a little bit.

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Hmm, indeed. Perhaps I will freeze a portion overnight and then unfreeze it to see how it tastes.

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

baby meatloaves
Bags of chicken wings (not the healthiest but when only a 1/2 portion fits in your bento)
Pierogies
frozen, steam in the bag veggies and rice
Mini Tacos
McCains Potato smilies (when I feel the need for cuteness)
bite size pieces of boneless skinless chicken breast
Veggie burgers

Yllsa
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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

I just cook for myself...I don't eat much meat because it makes me feel ill...
I like having lots of veggies because they are so easy to nuke in the morning.

Frozen veggies
-edamame
-broccoli
-lima beans (<3)
-mixed veggies
-peas
-corn
-Green beans with almond slivers (my favorite)
-Green beans with spaetzl
-digestive-blend from Green Giant

Protein Staples
-Morningstar Chikn Nuggets (these go best with macaroni and cheese :)
-Morningstar Veggie burgers
-turkey burgers (I don't make these often, they are for when my boyfriend visits)
-Chicken breast fillet, individually wrapped
-tuna-tofu mini burgers, though i am all out and I want to get miso paste for the next time i make them (I made them without the first time - they were edible, but needed sauce)
- I recently bought some Morningstar "Crumbles" ground-beef substitute. I haven't tried it yet...

Cooked Food
- Rice portions - I usually made 1/2 cup portions
- Onigiri, usually tuna though I want to try making some with the Crumble-meat

What I have in the fridge:

Veggies
-lettuce
-bell peppers of assorted colors
-cherry tomato
-cheddar cheese
-berries
-orange
-tuna salad
-tofu
-baby carrots + hummus (I bring a side car of baby carrots to my 8 am math class - crunching them keeps me semi-awake)
-hard boiled eggs

I want to get some liquid-tight tupperware and start bringing soup too...

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

I don't have a freezer stash any more *sniff* my bloomin freezer defrosted on Thursday after as fuse blew in the plug. Arggggghhhhhhh!

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

I have (ow, I love my stash...) spinagequiche, carrot stars, edamame's, lotusroot, sushirice, frozen (duh..) raspberries, cheeseslices and slices of bread for sandwiches, pancakes

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Well I often freeze onigiri and a convenient lunch filler. If I'm making myself rice for breakfast, I just put 4 cups instead of one into my rice maker, and in the morning I quickly make the onigiri before breakfast. I also have frozen shelled edamame. I like them better shelled because they are more compact that way, and I don't like my fingers getting all sticky when they are in the pods. I also keep frozen cooked rice and frozen Ezekiel bread (it goes bad easily). I don't usually freeze most of my other meals, so I can't be of much help there...Oh I do freeze portioned cups of dashi.

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

I noticed you had hard-boiled eggs in the freezer--do you freeze them whole, or do you cut them or crumble them? And does it change the texture a lot? Just curious; I was always told not to freeze hard-boiled eggs, and if there's a way to do it, I wanna know! My kids eat half a dozen a week, at least.

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

I have brown rice onigiri, single portions of legumes (chick-peas, black beans, white beans), some quiches, chicken (some shredded, some whole pieces), cheese (sliced, cubed, and grated), frozen fruit, and tofu. I usually have a stockpile of tuna and peanut-butter sandwiches cut into cute shapes for the kids so we can avoid the Happy-Meal trap. I've used those up, however, and it's time to stock up again.

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Right now I have

Mini meatballs (my daughter likes that with jarred bbq sauce)
Mini pork buns
Sweet and Sour sauce
potstickers
sticky rice
mini sweet buns
pumpkin buns
frozen mango
frozen pineapple

I like to have:
Mini taiyaki
Cooked Chicken
Onigiri
vegetables (though I do prefer fresh for most things)

There are other things I want to try, like those lentil balls so hopefully my freezer stash will expand a bit.

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Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

A lot of stuff I made, didn't like, and don't know what to do with >.>

For example, something went horribly wrong with the bunny bao I made - the filling was absolutely delicious when I tasted it but the finished bun just put me off >.> maybe I needed a higher filling to bun ratio or something. I've got a half dozen of them in my freezer waiting for some kind of use.

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Rebecca
Re: Freezer stash - what's in yours?

Is it possible to freeze bonito flakes?

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