Storing Food in the Freezer

Home frozen foods

Tightly package all these foods in heavy-duty foil, moisture- and vapor-proof plastic wrap, freezer wrap or freezer containers. For casseroles, allow head room for expansion.

Also see meats, fish, poultry, fruits and vegetables, dairy products.


  • 3 months


  • 3 months

Casseroles, meat, fish, poultry

  • 3 months

Cookies, baked and unbaked

  • 3 months

Nuts, salted

  • 6 to 8 months

Nuts, unsalted

  • 9 to 12 months

Pies, unbaked fruit

  • 8 months