How to Freeze Zucchini No Blanching ~ Noreen’s Garden

Greetings! The garden is in a state of change. Fall is on the way and summer is winding down. The tomato plants are starting to wither and the pepper plants are happy, happy, happy and producing a lot. So I imagine I will be picking peppers till Thanksgiving. The cucumbers never did anything but we have had a lot of tomatoes this year and thankfully so, I believe this year was the best year I have had for tomatoes in the eight years I have had this garden. I will be planting some fall squash here this weekend and will let you see what I do but for the most part things are holding their own, but the weeds have taken over and everything looks frightful due to the large amounts of late summer rain we have experienced.

My neighbor grew a lot of summer zucchini and yellow squash so he was gracious enough to share. I love when I am the recipient of someone elses bounty. We tend to share things back and forth. I keep him in fresh bread and he brings me pears, zucchini and whatever he has an over abundance of. Symbiosis in action!

So I thought I would take a moment today and show you how you can save the glut of zucchini coming from your own garden or your neighbor or the grocery store markdown rack in a way that does not require you to blanch them. This is an application that would be appropriate for zucchini cake, muffins, zucchini bread, zucchini fritters or pancakes.

Simply grate the squash and measure into freezer bags. Label them date them and toss them in the deep freeze. This will be there whenever you want to make zucchini treats and it will keep in your freezer for up to a year.

If you want to save the zucchini in slices then you will need to properly blanch them and I will show you how to do that in another video.

I hope this was helpful and I hope you learned something you can use!

Happy Planting!

Check Out My Website:
http://bit.ly/1qgxGqG

Subscribe to Rick’s Tips Channel for Home Improvement and DIY Tips! New videos every Saturday!
http://bit.ly/1ixCK8W

Subscribe to Noreen’s Kitchen for new recipes every Monday Wednesday and Friday:
http://bit.ly/17JVMTP

Check me out on social media!

Facebook:
http://on.fb.me/1pjSjTH

Google +
http://bit.ly/1qgx3NI

Read my Blog:
http://bit.ly/1uXJ3ok

***MAILING ADDRESS****
Noreen’s Garden
PO Box 14173
New Bern, NC 28561

Have a question for me? Send me an email:
[email protected]

Business Inquiries can be sent to:
[email protected]

Produced by Noreen’s Garden DIY ©2014 all rights reserved All embeds must live link to Noreen’s Kitchen channel. No Editorial Excerpts without permission, Violators agree to pay $5,000 per second + $10 per view + all collections & lawyers fees.

SANY7605
By velacreations on 2011-03-07 10:46:34
tags