freezer cooking recipes

If you follow any of the Real Farmwives you may have heard about our #FarmGirlsFreeze weekend where 10 of us cooked up over 100 meals together to pack our freezers full for the month.

Freezer Cooking with Friends

Our good friends over at Gooseberry Patch equipped each of us with their Freezer Friendly Recipes Cookbook and we were off!

After Farm Girls Freeze

We planned. (Check out my tips for planning your own freezer cooking day with friends.)


We shopped.


And we cooked…

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and cooked…

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and cooked…

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And… you guessed it… cooked.

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And documented it all… like good food bloggers do ;)

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We laughed a lot. Learned a lot. And, cleaned a lot.

And in the end, we had quite the haul! Check out what all we brought home…


Marybeth of Alarm Clock Wars sent us home with yummy Lazy Pierogies.

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Amy of A Latte with Ott, A sent us home with Honey Pepper Duck.

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Meggie of Hoosier Farm Babe sent us home with Parsley Baked Rice.

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Jeanette over on Fencerow to Fencerow sent us home with Mexican 3 Bean Soup.

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Megan over on Gal in the Middle sent us home with Cake Mix Sunrise Cinnamon Loaves.

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Miss Heather over on 3 Kids and Lots of Pigs sent us home with Freeze and Bake Lasagna, while her daughters whipped up a batch of Apple Cranberry Pops for us to take home to all of our kids!

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Sarah of  This Farm Family’s Life sent us home with Pizza Casserole.

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Miss Liz from Two Maids a Milking sent us home with Cheesy Chicken Chalupas.

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Jent from Jent’s Front Porch sent us all home with Chicken Tortilla Soup.

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And, I sent everyone home with Chicken Tetrazzini.


Tired yet?

We sure are!

Good thing we don’t have to cook for a while ;) And the dishes are done dude… for the month!

What recipe do you want to try first?

Cris from GOODEness Gracious

The mama cooking up all kinds of GOODe things on GOODEness Gracious and changing her family's life on As Goode As It Gets. Ag runs in her roots and she is proud to count so many farmers her friend.


  • Lana from Walking the Off-Beaten Path

    Awesome! Can’t wait to try them out, especially with harvest looming just around the next calendar week! Great job ladies!

  • Amy - 4th Frog Blog

    My mouth is watering! And just because I’m all drooly and numb from the dentist office.

  • Amy - 4th Frog Blog

    My mouth is watering! and NOT just because I’m all drooly and numb from the dentist office.

    That Mexican 3-bean soup sounds so yummy. And the chicken tetrazzini. And the lazy pierogi…and…

  • Tammy Dalton

    Could you tell me where you found the foil containers w/foil lids? I have searched at sam’s and my local walmart but have not been able to find them. The plastic lids on the ones from walmart don’t hold up well in the freezer. Could you help me please and thanks.

    • Cris from GOODEness Gracious

      Tammy- Those are Liz’s containers. I am guessing she got them from Gordon’s Food Supply.

    • Liz Kelsay

      Hi Tammy, I found them at our Sam’s club. They were hidden in the back by the restaurant supplies. You can get the foil containers from Gordon’s but I don’t remember them having the foil lids and they were a lot more expensive. Good luck!

  • Kathy

    Would love to try tetrazzini 1st. All looks great…will you post all recipes?

    • Cris from GOODEness Gracious

      Kathy- If you click the links in the names of the recipes, it will take you to the post of the recipe.

      • Kathy

        Thank you I figured that out! LOL

  • Rachael

    This looks like a lot of fun (and work), good for you guys. We are always looking for new recipes. Which are your favorites?

    • Cris from GOODEness Gracious

      Rachael- They have been really good! I Loved those Sunrise Loaves and the Pierogies were a big hit here. But we still have a lot in the freezer!

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    Thursday, 3 October, 2013

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