How Long You Can Freeze EVERY. SINGLE. FOOD, In One Single Chart

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This is SO handy.

Who knew roast beef can last up to a year if you freeze it? That's right: a lot of food can actually last for a very long time, as long as you freeze it.

According to, "Freezing food stops bacterial growth," but over time the quality of the food degenerates. They provided this chart as a guide to determine the recommended amount of time certain foods can retain their quality when frozen.

For example, most breads and desserts can last from a month to six months. Muffins, in particular, are still good for a year after freezing. Fish and seafood can also last for two to six months, but lobster can last up to a year. 

Tired of not using up your milk that ends up spoiling? If you freeze it, it can last up to six months (just don't put it in glass bottles)!

FreezerLabels also provide a list of items that you shouldn't freeze. This includes deli products, salad dressings, uncooked rice and pasta, and carbonated drinks.

Use this trusty frozen food chart to determine how long your favorite foods can last in the freezer:

Infograph: The Huffington Post




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