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gardening-girl

Freezing Runner Beans.

We don`t usually, but we have LOTS. Best method? So they don`t come out as mush,
Lorrainelovesplants

Top & tail, Cut into 2 inch bits.
Put pot on to boil, when boiling, chuck beans in, allow to come back to boil, then remove into collander, dunk in cold water.
Freeze.

Works for me.
dpack

i am facing the same task Cool
Lorrainelovesplants

I have just done tons of beetroot, (pickled in jars) and French beans. I was going to do the shallots for pickled onions, but Im fagged now.
Slim

Not tempted to make leather britches for the winter?
http://www.blindpigandtheacorn.com/blind_pig_the_acorn/2009/08/how-to-make-leather-breeches-dried-green-beans.html
http://www.foodrepublic.com/2014/10/21/beans-that-taste-like-beef-sean-brock-explains-the-wonderful-leather-britches/

(I've never actually had them)
dpack

i have dried runners but only eaten the beans rather than soaked and cooked the pods as well.

i might experiment

thanks
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