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Tue 17-Aug-10
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yes is great there are a number of meals on one rabbit.. just treat as family sized chicken i_am_hungry

the dogs get all the leftovers, trimmings and some of the pluck... i like the liver as it has a very mild gentle flavour.. makes awsome pate !!

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Hi and welcome, liver pate from the rabbits was something i wanted to know as i will be saving them from now on i_am_hungry wave

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They freeze well so you can save them up. I am fortunate to be able to have several fresh large livers at a time - if i can fight the dog off. the pate freezes well also. i have purchased a vaccum sealer and this keeps things rather well in fridge and much better in freezer so am slowly stock piling these little gems ready for xmas and the like.

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Budo1 said:

They freeze well so you can save them up. I am fortunate to be able to have several fresh large livers at a time - if i can fight the dog off. the pate freezes well also. i have purchased a vacuum sealer and this keeps things rather well in fridge and much better in freezer so am slowly stock piling these little gems ready for xmas and the like.


 

That's a good idea, Rob - also reduces space I imagine. ok

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wave  I have a vacuum sealer and I  think it is marvellous.  I bought it really for freezing all the game I get, but use it for lots of  foodstuffs, mainly for the freezer.  One of my best buys.

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So, Rob and Danuta, are you saying that vacuum sealing before freezing extends the life of meat in the freezer? That is very interesting.

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I imagine that it would prevent freezer-burn?

I'll try that again!

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wave  Yes it eliminates freezer burn and takes up less space too.  It also extends the life of food in the fridge.

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I shan't get one then, there is seldom any food in my fridge. big_laugh

I'll try that again!

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Freezer burn is a thing of the past. Which means i can keep fish for several weeks longer, fruit stays wonderful in the fridge.

When i first go mine i did an experiment and cut apples into pieces and sealed, then left on the kitchen side. With no or vertually no oxygen present there was no oxidation or browing of the apple... we all know how quick that happens without lemon. it was several days befor any change at all !!

I seal all meat and fish even cheese immediately for freshness, IMHO it keeps alot of the fresh flavour and does definately taste better than plain frozen or wrapped and refridgerated. I have purchased reusable bags which can be washed and dried... a little more expensive and thicker but saves a few pennies down the line.

Not stopping there when food is dried and packed with the sealer...the shelf life / storage  is fantastic plus freshness is sustained. i have used friends dehydrator... my next addition  has got to be one of these.. well or a smoker.. or an out side oven.... or....... te he

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wave Where do you buy your reusable bags Rob?

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Budo1 said:

Not stopping there when food is dried and packed with the sealer...the shelf life / storage  is fantastic plus freshness is sustained. i have used friends dehydrator... my next addition  has got to be one of these.. well or a smoker.. or an out side oven.... or....... te he


 

cough, I think you need some help here, this is the forum you need whistle

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wave  Absolutely.  I had forgotten all about that thread.  It is fun.

 

 

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