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john huff says
July 30, 2013 at 10:19 am
Looks great. I freeze Berries then vacum pack.===
Jeanine Friesen says
July 30, 2013 at 11:58 am
If I had a food vacuum, I’d probably go that route too. Great way to keep them air-tight!
Pat T says
July 30, 2013 at 11:46 am
We pick blueberries at this very scenic place in Wisconsin. Their instructions and other I have read say not to wash the blueberries before freezing. Washing and then freezing gives them a tougher skin. Anyone experience this?
July 30, 2013 at 11:59 am
Interesting, Pat. I’ve never heard of that. I can see not washing raspberries (although I’d still rinse them), but can’t see why that would affect a blueberry. I’ve never had a problem though.
August 20, 2013 at 7:03 am
I grew up on a blueberry farm and to comment on what Pat T wrote, I was always told to let the customer know not to rinse or wash them first. I know that on the outside of a blueberry there is a natural wax that protects it and keeps it fresher longer (but that is normally for refrigerated keeping or leaving out). That could be what helps keep it from getting a tougher skin. But other than that I can’t remember why they said to tell them that.
September 20, 2013 at 12:35 pm
Very interesting, thanks for sharing, Elise!
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