Freezers are versatile appliances that act like a pause button for our food which is why we turn to our freezers whenever we want to store leftover meals. As much as we want for no food to go to waste, sometimes however, we pile everything inside the freezer not minding the fact that its organization also plays a role in preserving our food. Knowing how to store and organize your freezer properly will help you maximize its capacity and make each meal fresher for longer.
1. Know what can actually be frozen
As much as we want all our food to be preserved, some just really don’t freeze well. Fried foods, for instance, become mushy, while cream-based soups and sauces tend to separate and curdle when thawed. Water-rich vegetables like lettuce and cucumbers become soggy and limp, and soft cheeses like cottage cheese lose their texture when they return to room temperature.
2. Ditch the boxes
Quick frozen meals and ice cream bars usually come in those bulky cardboard boxes. Instead, just get the food inside and throw away those carton packages and replace with freezer bags. Use a permanent marker to label it and cut out any information such as expiry date or cooking instructions you may later need and stick them to the side of the bag.
3. Flatten them up
Not only can freezing things flat help maximize your freezer space, it is also essential to take out the excess air from your sealed plastic bags to prolong the shelf life of your food. Put that raw meat or dough in a freezer bag, seal and lay it flat in the freezer. You can separate the bags with sheets of cardboard or parchment paper to keep them from freezing together. Once they are frozen flat, stack or stand them up on edge to free up valuable storage space.
But if freezer space is something you really need, then maybe it’s time to think about getting a dedicated stand-alone freezer. Thankfully, Fujidenzo Home and Commercial Appliances is introducing the UF-35S, a 3.5 cu.ft. upright freezer built with a hardtop and 3 drawer shelves for maximum storage. Its energy-efficient compressor offers quick-freezing and direct cool functions to help conserve on your monthly electricity bill, while the stainless door has a key-lock feature to ensure security for your belongings. The UF-35S is convenient for food-cart or kiosk businesses because of its space-saving size or you also can opt to have it installed in your bedroom for personal use.
Fujidenzo upright freezers are also available in 11 cu.ft., 14 cu.ft., 21 cu.ft., and 38 cu.ft. so you can surely find one that will fit your needs. They also come with a warranty of 1 year for services, 2 years for parts, and 5 years for the compressor valid for home and business use which you can claim in any of over 200 authorized Fujidenzo service centers nationwide.
To know more about this product along with other Fujidenzo products, you may drop by their showrooms located in Quezon City, Cebu, Iloilo, Bacolod and Davao, or in any leading appliance store. You may also visit their website at www.fujidenzo.com or like facebook.com/FujidenzoAppliances for more updates.