Quick Tip: Slice Bread Before Freezing It


Most breads freeze beautifully and will maintain their quality for at least three months once frozen. And when it comes to long-term storage, freezing bread is a far better option than refrigerating it.

Here’s a tip to make freezing bread even more convenient: slice bread and bagels before freezing. Once the bread is frozen, you can simply grab as many slices as you need at a time.

A slice of frozen bread will usually thaw within half an hour at room temperature (refrigerate if not using immediately thereafter). You can also thaw frozen sliced bread within a few seconds in the microwave or warm it in a conventional oven for a few minutes.

Better yet, you can just pop frozen sliced bread directly into your toaster — it doesn’t get any easier than that!

See Also:

Is Moldy Bread Safe To Eat?

Should You Store Bread on the Counter or in the Fridge?

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