Strawberry Cobbler With Pie CrustHeres how to do it, complete instructions in easy steps and. Your own frozen strawberries will taste MUCH better than anything. Strawberries are different in that you must remove the hulls the green cap. See this page for easy strawberry jam and preserves recipes and complete. To freeze. blueberries, see this page there are a few differences. Fresh strawberries and a fluffy, crust makes this strawberry cobbler the best Easy to make, simple ingredients, goes great with vanilla ice cream. JamieOliver. com is your one stop shop for everything Jamie Oliver including delicious and healthy recipes inspired from all over the world, helpful food tube videos. Directions for Freezing Strawberries. Ingredients. fresh strawberriesberries any quantity. Equipmenta pan or tray that will fit in your freezera strainer or colander. Vacuum food sealer or ziploc. Instructions. Step 1 Get the freshest strawberries you can Start with the freshest strawberries you can get. Look for. Ive used blueberries as an example, but. See the. picking tips page for other. Step 2 Wash and sort the strawberries. Wash the strawberries in a bowl of plain cold water. Then you need to pick out and remove any bits of stems, leaves and soft. It is easiest to do this in a large bowl of water and. With your. fingers slightly apart, you will easily feel any soft or mushy berries. Step 3 Drain the strawberries. Use a large sieve or colander to remove as much water as possible. I usually let them sit for about 1. Step 4 Cut the leaves hulls off the strawberries. Cut the hulls off the strawberries, then drain the water from them. You. can cut the berries up, or leave them whole, as you like. Step 5 Put them a freezer bag. Pack a freezer bag with the strawberries, and exclude as much as air as. I love the Food. Savers see. I am not paid by them, but these things really work. Sour Cream And Onion Dip on this page. If you dont have one, ziploc bags work, too, but it is hard to get as. Remove the air to prevent drying and. If you use the vacuum food sealer, and the berries have a lot of. A tip for a low budget vacuum sealer. To remove the excess air from a ziploc bag, put a. Then suck the. air out of the bag, pinch the straw shut where it enters the bag and. Pop them into the coldest part of the freezer, or the quick freeze shelf. I leave them in the freezer overnight, to get. Step 6 Label the bags Of course, youll want to label them with the contents and date, or all. Step 7 Done Pop them into the deep freeze, or in the coldest part of your regular. To use them, just set them in the fridge overnight, or on. I wouldnt recommend the microwave. Tips Harvest early in the morning, especially if the. Harvest the berries at its peak maturity, but not overripe and mushy. Process promptly after harvesting, or keep. Home Canning Kits. Features Everything you need to get started with waterbath. Funnel, jar lifter, lid lifter, bubble freer. Ball Blue Book. This is the same type of standard canner that my grandmother used to make everything from applesauce to jams and jellies to tomato and spaghetti sauce. This complete kit includes everything you need and lasts for years the canner, jar rack, jar grabber tongs, lid lifting wand, a plastic funnel, labels, bubble freer, and the bible of canning, the Ball Blue Book. Its much cheaper than buying the items separately. Youll never need anything else except jars lids and the jars are reusable There is also a simple kit with just the canner and rack, and a pressure canner, if you want to do vegetables other than tomatoes. To see more canners, of different styles, makes and prices, click hereAverage Customer Review. Usually ships in 1 2 business days. Illustrated Canning, Freezing, Jam. Instructions and Recipes. All About Home Canning, Freezing and Making Jams. Pickles, Sauces, etc. FAQs Answers to. Recommended. Free. Whats in season in October 2. Notes for October 2. Apples are in season now, as are. Fall raspberries are in season now. Tomatoes are. going strong, although the crop is way diminished in rainy areas like the. Both early apples, like Gala, and mid season like Delicious and. Honeycrisp are in season Childrens Consignment Sales. Spring and Fall. See our companion website to find a local. Next year, dont miss an Easter Egg Hunt for your children. See our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt And of course you can find. Christmas tree. farms, on our related websites. We also have. home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access. recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions. It is easy to. make your own ice cream. Also note. there are many copycat website listing U pick farms now. They have all. Since. Ive been updating the information every day but Christmas so if you see.