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Storing fresh ginger

What's the best way to store fresh ginger? I tried freezing it and it was waterlogged when it defrosted.

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Safely freezing sage

Does sage become poisonous if frozen? I will be adding it to ground sausage, and then freezing it.

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Making chocolate bread pudding ahead

I want to make chocolate bread pudding for Christmas eve. If possible, how far in advance can I make it and how should I store it?

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Keeping cakes fresh

Is there a way that I can make cakes keep longer. Someone told me that if I replace 1 tablespoon of oil with a liquid ingredient (e.g., egg/milk/water, etc.)...

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Freezable casseroles

I would like a recipe for a chicken casserole that can be made ahead and frozen – either cooked before or after freezing – preferably to be cooked after taki...

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Freezing egg yolks

Can egg yolks be frozen and saved for later? I make meringues, and I make Hollandaise, but not often on the same day!

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