Love Your Freezer

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It might be chilly outside, but December is the month when your humble freezer can really come into its own.


As the festive season gets into full swing, it’s more than the hub of your Christmas foodie storage and preparation – it’s there to help you turn seasonal leftovers into high quality treats that can last all the way til Spring. So let your fridge look after the short-term stuff... and learn to love your freezer for the weeks and months to come.

Why put your leftover festive favourites and seasonal spares in the bin? With a touch of tinselly inspiration on hand, we’ve got all the tips, tricks and fresh ideas you could wish for, helping you transform yesterday’s Christmas excess into tomorrow’s freezable dishes.

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