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Iowa City Ace Hardware
(319) 354-4143
1558 Mall Dr
Iowa City, IA
 
North Iowa City Ace Hardware
(319) 354-4112
600 N Dodge St
Iowa City, IA
 
Coralville Ace Hardware
(319) 354-4111
1701 2nd St
Coralville, IA
 
Lowe's
(319) 545-8300
2701 2Nd Street
Coralville, IA
Hours
M-SA 6:30 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 7 pm

Mount Vernon Ace Hardware
(319) 895-8183
222 1st Ave S
Mount Vernon, IA
 
Walmart
(319) 337-3116
1001 Hwy 1 West
Iowa City, IA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(319) 337-8862
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sears
(319) 625-2728
1491 Coral Ridge Ave
Coralville, IA
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -7pm
Sat:8am -7pm
Sun:9am -5pm

Sears
(319) 625-2700
1481 Coral Ridge Ave
Coralville, IA
Hours
Mon-Fri:10am -9pm
Sat:9am -9pm
Sun:11am -6pm

Walmart Supercenter
(319) 545-6400
2801 Commerce Dr
Coralville, IA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(319) 545-6412
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Rent A Center
(319) 337-9900
1214 S Gilbert St
Iowa City, 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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