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Slow-cooker meals follow good harvest
Last updated 9/2/2018 at 4:04pm
Odessa gardens typically produce an abundance of zucchini squash, cucumbers, tomatoes and other vegetables this time of year. Hot weather is past, nights are still warm so bees increase activity, pollinating garden blooms, producing more vegetables than needed for daily meals. Slow-cooker to the rescue.
Large quantities of soup and sauces may be made in a slow-cooker, then divided into freezer containers, frozen to be used later. Freezer zip-closure bags are convenient for freezing. When filled and sealed, lay flat on a baking sheet and place in the freezer. The thin shape thaws quickly wh...