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#1 Kallie88

Posted 18 August 2019 - 10:04 PM

What's the best way to store home made chicken stock? Atm I have a bunch of jars in the fridge, probably I've been freezing stock in plastic containers, but I'm wondering if there's a better way. Should I freeze it still or will it be fine in the fridge?

#2 Lou-bags

Posted 18 August 2019 - 10:06 PM

How long do you plan to keep it in the fridge? I don’t make stock often (and only make veg stock concentrate in my tmx) but I always freeze it.

#3 EmmDasher

Posted 18 August 2019 - 10:20 PM

I freeze in zip lock bags in 250ml or 500ml portions.

#4 Lunafreya

Posted 18 August 2019 - 10:20 PM

Put it in freezer bags and lay it down somit feeezes into slabs.

#5 IamOzgirl

Posted 18 August 2019 - 10:39 PM

I once didn't put some in the freezer and was surprised how quickly it grew mould.

Less than two weeks I think?


Posted 18 August 2019 - 10:54 PM

View PostEmmDasher, on 18 August 2019 - 10:20 PM, said:

I freeze in zip lock bags in 250ml or 500ml portions.


#7 *Andi*

Posted 18 August 2019 - 10:55 PM

I freeze it in jars, or in small moulds and pop them out into a bag.

#8 rosie28

Posted 18 August 2019 - 10:58 PM

I freeze it in reusable pouches, flat so it thaws quickly. I’ve also frozen in glass jars before, but they take up a lot more room in the freezer.

#9 Sancti-claws

Posted 19 August 2019 - 06:59 AM

Freeze or in Bells jars in the pressure cooker and in the cupboard...  mind you, with a big enough freezer I find the second just too fiddly, but it sure saves your butt when the freezer dies (again, for the third time in six months)...

#10 born.a.girl

Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:22 AM

We reduce ours down to an amount that fits nicely into a container that fits well into the freezer space.  99% of ours is used for soup, so goes straight into the pot frozen.

#11 cakeys_mummy

Posted 19 August 2019 - 01:20 PM

Reduce it down, then make ice-cubes - so you can pop one or two into a sauce.

#12 kimasa

Posted 20 August 2019 - 10:23 AM

I freeze in containers

#13 Kallie88

Posted 20 August 2019 - 12:32 PM

Thanks everyone, i've frozen in the jars! So much stock lol

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