Freezers Columbia MO

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The Home Depot
(573)814-1900
3215 Clark Lane
Columbia, MO
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Sears
(573) 447-5728
2201 W Worley
Columbia, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -7pm
Sat:8am -7pm
Sun:9am -5pm

Westlake Ace Hardware
(573) 445-4012
1910 W Worley St
Columbia, MO
 
Walmart Supercenter
(573) 499-4935
415 Conley Road
Columbia, MO
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(573) 499-1933
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Schepker Parts Supply
(573) 874-3900
1218 Business Loop 70 W.
Columbia, MO
 
Sears
(573) 447-5700
2201 W Worley St
Columbia, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri:10am -9pm
Sat:10am -9pm
Sun:11am -9pm

Walmart Supercenter
(573) 445-9506
3001 W. Broadway
Columbia, MO
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(573) 445-3708
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Lowe's
(573) 499-6767
201 Conley Road North
Columbia, MO
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Westlake Ace Hardware
(573) 449-7277
1900 Business Loop 70 E
Columbia, MO
 
Columbia Appliance Co Inc
(573) 814-2244
1805 Westfall Dr
Columbia, MO
 

Make and freeze meals for parties

Whether your holiday dinner or party is casual or formal, one of the best ways to minimize last-minute effort and entertaining stress is, of course, to prepare and freeze fresh foods, party appetizers, entrees, or desserts in advance.

Of course, you can't just wrap food and pop it into the freezer if you want it to be party-perfect. But you can follow these simple guidelines, adapted from two University of Missouri excellent resources: "Freezer Problem Solver," and "Freezing Home-Prepared Foods."

Freezer Basics

Optimal temperature for freezing–Your freezer should be at a constant temperature of 0 degrees F. or less. At warmer temperatures, color, flavor, and texture will suffer.

Freeze fresh food at its best–Freezing won't improve quality; select only top-quality fruits and vegetables at the peak of ripeness and freshness.

Leave enough room–Leave room at the top of freezer containers to allow for expansion of food as it freezes. If you're freezing vegetables that pack loosely, such as broccoli, this is not necessary.

Changed your mind?–Took out too much, or decided not to serve a particular frozen item, after all? You can re-freeze food if it still has ice crystals on it, or if it has been refrigerated for no more than two days at 40 degrees F. or below. However, the quality of the re-frozen food may not be as good as it originally was. A major exception to the re-freeze rule: Seafood. Don't refreeze it, even if it has ic...

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