In the first few weeks of lockdown way back in March, people quickly learned that eating out and ordering in wasn't on the menu. Very early on, they were hit with the fact that they'd have to cook two to three meals a day, every day for the foreseeable future.
Not ever being in this kind of situation before, they also had to take on the extra responsibilities that come with cooking that frequently, particularly meal planning and making what food they have last longer. That's what led to a massive surge for the following Google searches:
Since search terms for "freezing bread" have increased massively over the past few weeks and continue to do so, we wanted to write a quick article on the best ways to freeze bread.
These methods are for whatever bread you have, whether you want to freeze them in slices or as a whole loaf, and they allow you to maintain the freshness and flavour of your bread for months!
Editors Note: Check out our 6 Tips for Meal Planning (No Matter How Good a Cook You Are)
One of the best ways to freeze bread is to cut them into slices or to divide the slices up if the bread already comes pre-sliced. Why? Because not many people eat a whole loaf at a time!
Freezing bread this way helps to make it last longer and minimise waste. Plus, you have delicious, butter-ready pieces of toast on hand!
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If one of the best ways to freeze bread is in slices, why bother freezing a whole loaf? Put simply, you may have a big family or you're planning to have a dinner party so you need lots of carbs!
Bread is one of life's most delicious pleasures yet it is something that we also waste more often than we'd like. Well, no more! If you want to make your bread last longer (so you'll never have to throw mouldy slices away ever again), use the best ways to freeze bread that we've outlined above.
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