How to Store Meat to Avoid Freezer Burn
Frozen meat is a saving grace for weeknight meals. Whenever I crave a certain protein, all I need to do is defrost it. Sometimes, I don’t even need to defrost it in order to use it.
But every once in a while, I would pull a frozen chicken breast out of my freezer only to see that it had been ruined by freezer burn (encased in spiky ice crystals), which is practically inedible when defrosted.
Eventually, I learned that there is an art to storing meat in the freezer beyond throwing it in and hoping for the best, and I’ll be sharing the most important tips with you today.