Freezers Des Moines IA

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The Home Depot
(515)251-5819
10850 Plum Drive
Urbandale, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(515)287-7269
4900 SE 14th St
Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

O'Donnell Ace Hardware
(515) 277-0062
4808 University Ave, Waveland Golf Course
Des Moines, IA
 
Sears
(515) 278-7290
Merle Hay Ml-4000 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -7pm
Sat:8am -7pm
Sun:9am -5pm

Sears
(515) 287-4720
1111 Se Army Post Rd
Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mon-Fri:10am -9pm
Sat:9am -9pm
Sun:11am -9pm

The Home Depot
(515)221-2233
3700 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(515)963-1890
2335 SE Delaware Ave
Ankeny, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

O'Donnell Ace Hardware
(515) 255-2240
5715 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA
 
Sears
(515) 278-7399
4000 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mon-Fri:10am -9pm
Sat:9am -9pm
Sun:11am -6pm

Park Fair Ace Hardware
(515) 243-6000
100 E Euclid Ste 11, Park Fair Mall
Des Moines, IA
 

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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