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Do you defrost first?

(6 Posts)
tanith Thu 04-Feb-21 17:05:13

If you’ve home cooked meals in the freezer do you defrost them before reheating. I’m never quite sure.

Summerlove Thu 04-Feb-21 17:27:57

Depends on how long I have.

I would usually pull from freezer a couple hours before baking if it’s a heavy dish, like lasagna or macaroni and cheese

Mapleleaf Thu 04-Feb-21 17:32:10

I tend to defrost them. If they aren't fully defrosted by the time I want to reheat them, I pop them in the microwave on the defrost setting and then reheat in the microwave more often than not, too, if it's a single portion, or into the oven otherwise once defrosted.

EllanVannin Thu 04-Feb-21 17:32:30

I always take them out of the freezer the night before and put them in the fridge before either cooking or re-heating that day. I'll never cook from frozen, only the odd veggies.

Calendargirl Thu 04-Feb-21 17:59:38

I don’t cook from frozen.

Fish pie today, lasagne yesterday.

tanith Thu 04-Feb-21 18:33:16

Thanks everyone I’ll keep on defrosting them and then reheat I just wanted to check 😃