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Freezing cauliflower

atomicsmoke

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Was going to post this in Preserving forum but there was no "freezing" section.

Got five heads of cauliflower. Set half a head aside to eat raw and shredded the rest (after washing with salt water).

Cooked the shreds in the microwave for 5 minutes (in batches), cooled, froze, then vacpacked.

Makes for a quick side.
Can be nuked seasoned for a few more minutes before serving, or fried in a pan with some butter or olive oil.

We love cauliflower rice (they taste nothing like rice - don't know who came up with the name).
 

akdutchguy

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Looks good. We do cauliflower rice as well. Real rice is hard on my body. I'm a diabetic and it sure raises the blood sugar like a home sick angel.
Jason
 

dirtsailor2003

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It also makes a good filler in soups and sauces. We blend it in with a immersion blender. We also sneak it into the Mac n cheese so the kids get veggies without knowing it!!
 

chef jimmyj

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Pureed! Pepper, 1tsp Chicken Base and more Butter than the Dr. will ever hear about and the kids were not convinced they were not eating mashed taters....JJ
 

venture

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Great tip from JJ!  Also a great preparation for squash.

Good luck and good smoking.
 

sigmo

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Excellent tips. I love cauliflower in any form to begin with, and its a lot healthier than taters if you're watching the carbs.

Now you guys have me thinking about smoking some!

I've gotta try some of your ideas.

Tabbed in.
 

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