Before freezing, blanch the vegetables in boiling water. This helps maintain bright color and fresh flavor by deactivating enzymes that would cause them to turn drab during thawing. Plunge vegetables into boiling salted water for a few moments.
Text: Kenji López-AltAugust 12, 2013
Don't let your massive farmers' market haul go to waste. Freeze extra veggies properly to enjoy them later.