freezer burn


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freezer burn

A condition in which insufficiently stored frozen food loses moisture and becomes covered in ice crystals. Gross, that has freezer burn on it—I don't want to eat it now!
See also: burn

freezer burn

n. an imaginary reaction to seeing brightly sparkling jewelry, especially diamonds. He’s really iced out! I got freezer burn just looking at him.
See also: burn
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The styrofoam found under the layer of meat is not necessary and can subject your items to freezer burn. Worse, the Styrofoam can stick to the meat if the items aren't frozen properly.
Food scientists also have discovered that foods treated with the antifreeze glycoproteins from ice fish become immunized against freezer burn, which is caused by ice crystals growing in food.
While it is a legitimate practice among packers to apply ice glaze to protect frozen seafood from dehydration and freezer burn, it is illegal in the US to declare the glaze as part of net weight.
More retailers also are shifting to standup pouches because they merchandise better; sport a crisp, clean look; and are resealable to decrease freezer burn, Herrera says.
This stops them picking up odours and they won't get freezer burn on the top.
Freezer burn is caused by dehydration and oxidation, and can make a difficult job even more challenging.
Use the Foodsaver GameSaver Pro Plus ($190; www.basspro.com) to vacuum seal your game meats and never worry about freezer burn again.
In addition, the fixed placement of the product helps to maximise product protection during transit and on-shelf, and the film can prevent freezer burn.
These bags, we found, prevent freezer burn. And the bags can be put in a bowl with running water, so the frozen food is defrosted in about 30 minutes.
(Drop in boiling water for 30 seconds and remove to an ice bath for two minutes, and the peel will almost fall off.) I add a simple syrup or white grape juice to the peeled peaches before filling a Ziploc freezer bag; this protects them from freezer burn and browning.
The company claims these help preserve moisture and texture while providing protection against freezer burn.
Pic is billed as a dark comedy and "contemporary Hamlet" in which the cast of a TV show called "Freezer Burn" reunites for their 20th anni.
You know, like boneless ribs, big sip, or freezer burn. What use would anyone have for an unplugged Web?
Store all ice creams in a well-sealed, freezer-proof container to prevent freezer burn. Eat as soon as possible after making, certainly within a week.