flash-frozen


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flash-freeze

(flăsh′frēz′)
tr.v. flash-froze (-frōz′), flash-fro·zen (-frō′zən), flash-freez·ing, flash-freez·es
1. To freeze (produce, meat, or fish) immediately after harvesting, butchering, or catching.
2. To freeze (a biological specimen, for example) instantaneously by exposure to an environment of very low temperature.
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Adj.1.flash-frozen - (used of foods) preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to retain flavor and nutritional value; "frozen foods"
preserved - prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use
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Over the next two years, Jerry experimented with a range of techniques, bowl shapes, blenders and mixers to produce the best flash-frozen ice cream possible.
All of our meals are handmade in small batches and then flash-frozen," said Greg Miller, CEO and founder.
Or, as my good friends at Northwest Seafood in Gainesville have trained me to do, you can buy bags of flash-frozen Peruvian squid rings, ready to cook.
Marine Stewardship Council-certified tuna, which is soured from the western and central Pacific Ocean, is handled with utmost care both before and after being flash-frozen aboard ship at -60[degrees]C to assure maximum flavor and preferred texture upon thawing.
Every other week during summer, she and the 17 other subscribers drove, walked or biked to a large, weathered, old waterfront sawmill building, where enthusiastic young men and women dispensed vacuum packages of high quality, flash-frozen fish.
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From computerised tomography (CT) scans of hives flash-frozen at 5-minute intervals, Greco's team found the mummifications take less than 10 minutes.
Flash-Frozen Dessert Treat Makes Global Debut at ANUGA Trade Fair in Cologne, Germany October 10
According to USDA plant physiologist Gene Lester, vegetables, like Valley Fresh Steamers, that are flash-frozen at the peak of freshness are among the most nutrient-packed vegetables you can buy.
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Organic baby food and fresh, flash-frozen varieties for toddlers are helping consumers in their quest to keep their children's diet clean and fresh.