freezer burn


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freezer burn

n.
Discoloration that appears on improperly or inadequately packaged frozen food, caused by evaporation of moisture.

freez′er burn`


n.
spots that appear on frozen food caused by loss of moisture due to faulty packaging or freezing methods.
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Properly vacuum-sealed meat will easily last a year, and the meat will be free of freezer burn.
Take the time at the tackle shop to open a few boxes and buy the box with the biggest minnows and the least freezer burn.
I also have temperature problems - my foot and left leg get freezing cold at times for no reason, like a freezer burn.
Creating a more uniform temperature throughout a cooler or freezer can help minimize the chance of freezer burn on products stored near the floor, and translates Into energy savings since the freezer doesn't have to work as hard to maintain the desired temperature.
The Freezer bags have a wintry snowflake and are made with a Smart Zip Plus seal to protect food--meat, poultry, fish, seafood, stew, soup, gravy, etc--against freezer burn.
This is known as freezer burn, which is a common problem when you are attempting to preserve meat.
Vacuum sealing reduces freezer burn because ice crystals that cause it have no space in which to form.
No Freezer Burn as Yarnell's Ice Cream Grows With New Owners
Freezer Friendliness--Vacuum packaged beef is freezer ready, protecting enclosed products from freezer burn and providing greater flexibility for consumers.
Vacuum sealing reduces freezer burn (the formation of ice crystals that refreeze around the edges of the food and damage its taste and texture) because the crystals have no space in which to form.
I also place a piece of wax paper or foil wrap over the top before I put the lid on, this helps prevent freezer burn.
Cryoneurolysis uses a small probe that is cooled to minus 50 to minus 70 degrees Celsius, creating a freezer burn along the outer layer of the nerve.