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    • bizzylizzy
    • By bizzylizzy 1st Sep 07, 10:03 PM
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    To blanche or not to blanche?
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    • 1st Sep 07, 10:03 PM
    To blanche or not to blanche? 1st Sep 07 at 10:03 PM
    I have a lot of French beans from the garden and want to freeze them, but should I blanche them or not? And if I should, how do I do it?
    What do you do?
    Also, can you freeze beetroot?
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    • meritaten
    • By meritaten 31st Aug 12, 6:30 PM
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    Done it both ways - and tbh I couldnt detect any difference in flavour. I only do it if the beans seem a bit dirty or dusty or if there were lots of tiny bugs on the plants - just to ensure that they are clean going into the freezer! stupid really as they would be going into boiling water when they come out!!!!!!!!!!
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    • By zippychick 1st Sep 12, 6:22 PM
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    ive merged this with an older thread asking the same question

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