Re: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden

donna warren (
Sun, 30 Jul 2000 06:00:45 -0700

>After you froze your blackberries on a cookie sheet, did you quickly 
>move them into a freezer-weight ziplock bag, or a square freezer
>container...? Speed is essential,so they don't start to thaw. With a
>ziplock bag, it's easy to press out of excess air. With a square
>freezer container which is not full, I usually stuff the empty top with 
>crumpled wax paper to eliminate the air. 
>Penny, NY

I put them into a gallon jar without thawing and it was full.  But the
separate berries allow for plenty of air between them.  The others I have
frozen were crushed with some sugar so there were no air pockets.