Did I mention how tough my childhood was? Seriously. EVERY SATURDAY. Of my summer!!
The rest of the week was then spent shucking corn, snapping beans, shelling peas, and getting every vegetable known to man ready for freezing.
If I thought I hated weeding and picking, I hated this more. In fact, after one particularly harrowing time making apricot and peach jam, I didn't eat either for over 10 years.
But I digress. Despite my horrific childhood, apparently I learned something. I know. Who knew?
So, when I was finding I could not get through all the vegetables we had on hand, I realized I needed to do something I hadn't done in years. I needed to blanch and freeze broccoli.
Since many people didn't learn the art of freezing from their
First you prep your veggies the way you want them. Then, get a pot of water boiling and another large bowl full of iced cold water.
|See this? It's a pot.|
|Broccoli all cooled off.|