Featured Post from lvngwellby, 03-13-2009 at 04:06 PM
* To maintain top quality, store frozen fruits and vegetables at 0 degrees Fahrenheit(F) or lower - Storing frozen foods at temperatures higher than 0 degrees F increases the rate of deterioration and shortens their shelf life. Fluctuating freezer temperatures can cause the ice in the foods to thaw slightly and then refreeze. Every time this happens, the smaller ice crystals form larger ones, further damaging cells and creating a mushier product.
Moisture loss, or ice crystals evaporating ...