Freezing Buttermilk and Heavy Cream

How many cartons of buttermilk and heavy cream have I thrown away in my cooking lifetime?  Too many.

How many times has my recipe called for just a half cup or some amount – leaving the rest to waste?  Also, too many.

Well those days are over.  I finally figured out that I can freeze these items immediately after purchasing and thaw them (or chunks of them) only when needed.

Freezing Buttermilk and Heavy Cream

I store the buttermilk in cup portions.

I store the heavy cream in pint portions.

And every time I use them, I am SOOOOO happy with myself.

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Jennifer Ebeling
Jennifer Ebeling is a proud Minnesotan and U of MN alumni. Gooooooo Gophers! Each week, Jennifer produces and hosts Still Growing - a gardening podcast dedicated to helping you and your garden grow. The show is an in-depth interview format. Guests featured on the show share a passion for gardening and include authors, bloggers, professional gardeners, etc. Listeners and guests of the show can join the Still Growing community on Facebook. It's a place to ask questions, share garden stories, interact with great guests featured on the show, and continue to grow and learn. Jennifer and her husband Philip have four children, a big golden lab named Sonny, and live in lovely Maple Grove, Minnesota. P.S. When she's not teaching her four kids a new card game - or teaching them how to drive a car - Jennifer loves inspiring individuals and groups to maximize and personalize their home & garden.
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