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Do I need to use ice to cool the vegetables after I've blanched them?


Ice is not necessary. Just use fresh cold water for each batch of vegetables. Stirring the water expedites cooling. Using ice increases energy costs of freezing.                

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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