Advice 1: How to freeze cherries

In modern cooking cherry is not the last place. It is possible to cook milk soup, cream, dumplings, sauces, compotes and many other dishes. Cherries used as a dietary product, improves digestion, quenches thirst. It has expectorant, antiseptic and a light laxative effect. How to prepare it for the winter, to preserve all useful properties? The optimal solution is freeze.
How to freeze cherries
You will need
    • cherry;
    • plastic containers;
    • the colander;
    • towel;
    • knife;
    • freezer.
Buy cherries or assemble it on your site.
Sort the collected fruit. Cherries for freezing should be ripe. Remove all damaged and rotten and overripe berries. Remove all debris and stems.
Place the berries in a large pot, completely cover them with cold water. Wash the berries, gently rubbing them with your hands.
Pull the cherry out of the water with your hands and place it in a colander. In this case, all the dirt washed from the cherries and settled to the bottom, will remain in the pot. Allow to drain water remaining on the berries.
Arrange cherries in a single layer on a clean Terry towel. Wait for complete drying of the berries.
Fold the cherries in a plastic container. Note that re-freezing berries is invalid. Freeze them in such portions, which in winter can be used at a time.
If you want cherries, pitted, remove it from the washed and dried berries with a knife or a special device. Cherries , pitted put in containers.
Close the container lid and place in the freezer at the temperature from minus 18 to minus 25 degrees.
Possible freezing berries loose. For this clean dry the berries spread in a special pan, leaving between them a distance of 0.5 cm, Place the pan in the freezer and turn it on maximum power. Leave the berries for freezing for 3-4 hours. Then pour the berries into a bag or container and place in the freezer for storage.
The cherries are pitted and freeze it, sprinkling her sugar (put in a container in layers).
Winter cherry can be used not only for making dumplings, pies, compotes, jellies.

Thawed cherries are best on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator.
Useful advice
Use for frozen dark cherries varieties: it is sweeter than light and contain more pectin.

To freeze cherries, you can use plastic bags. However, be aware that when you freeze the polyethylene becomes brittle. There is a danger of freezing to spill all over the freezer.

In order for frozen cherries is not absorbed odors, store it separately from strong-smelling products.

Advice 2 : How to freeze cherries, pitted

Even in winter you can surprise loved ones with dumplings or pancakes with cherries, if in advance to freeze. Frozen cherries fully preserves taste and useful qualities of fresh fruit.
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You will need
  • - fresh cherries;
  • - plastic containers;
  • - freezer;
  • - a special device for removal of seeds.
Sorting through the berries, rinse it in running water, pour in a colander or dry it with clean towels or table napkins. As cherry is used for freezing, it should drain all the water. Otherwise, the berries will freeze together in a single a lump of ice.
After thawing the frozen cherries become very soft. Taking out the seeds, instead of a neat fruit to a shapeless berry unappetizing. Better to freeze cherries , pitted. You can remove them with ordinary studs. However, this procedure will last a long time, especially if you want to prepare a few pounds of cherries. To speed up the process, use a special device designed to remove the bones. Such machines allow to clean the cherry pits from the light touch. You need to pre-cut berries from cuttings.
After the bones are removed, the cherries again, put in a colander to stack it with the juice. Wait for about half an hour, if you don't want to cherry during freezing stuck together. Now it only remains to put the berries in plastic containers. Pour the cherries into containers, seal them with lids and store in the freezer.
If it is not possible to buy a small plastic container, use a large container. In this case, the cherries are spread in a layer one berry on the baking sheet and place into the ice. Frozen cherries put in the prepared capacity and put them in the freezer so it didn't thaw. Meanwhile, on a baking sheet put a new batch of berries and sent back to freezing.
Of course, this method of freezing is quite long. However, the cherry will not sorscha, and for cooking it will be possible to take the required amount of berries without defrosting everything. Note that frozen berries easily absorb odors. Therefore, the containers with the cherry should be kept tightly closed. For reliability, put each of them in a plastic bag.
To use for freezing only strong cherries without rot and damage. So carefully inspect the fruit before freezing.
Useful advice
It is better to use for freezing small plastic containers, which will allow to freeze the amount of cherries needed for cooking just one dish. If the berry is several times subjected to freezing and thawing, its useful and taste qualities will be greatly reduced.
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