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How do you preserve your green beans?

Do you freeze or can? How?

 
marchar2002

Asked by marchar2002 at 3:02 PM on Aug. 22, 2010 in Home & Garden

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Answers (9)
  • You boil and salt some water, drop the green beans in, boil for two minutes, take them out and lay them in a single layer on a cookie sheet on waxed paper, freeze, then put them in freezer bags.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 3:06 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I blanch them and freeze. We love green beans so we tend to go through them quickly. Canning them kinda changes their texture.
    WoodWitch

    Answer by WoodWitch at 3:04 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • sorry, how, they need blanched
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 3:04 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I freeze them
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 3:04 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I freeze them. Just learned AFTER I had already froze a bunch that they needed to be blanched. I haven't tried to cook them yet, but I heard they will be nasty.
    IhartU

    Answer by IhartU at 3:09 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • You can do either.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 3:40 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I always pressure cook mine so that is canned. I have frozen some by blanching though bit I prefer the canned ones
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 6:55 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I can most of them, but when I don't have enough for a canner load (7 quarts) I blanch and freeze them.
    michiganmom116

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 7:01 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • We vacuum seal and freeze a lot of what our garden produces. We have a large horizontal freezer in our basement.
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 7:42 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

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