When freezing fruits, speed is important to minimize the deterioration of nutritional value, flavor and appearance. Do not leave fruits soaking in water to clean them for freezing. Because leaving sliced and peeled fruit... More » Food Cooking Fruit

To freeze bananas, peel and slice the fruit and place on a baking sheet. Freeze the bananas for one hour. Remove the bananas from the freezer, place partially frozen pieces in an airtight freezer bag and return bananas t... More » Food Cooking Fruit

According to Food Info, freezing does not kill Salmonella. While freezing does kill a few bacteria present on food, it does not kill enough of the bacteria for it to be considered a successful food safety method. More » Food Food Storage Freezing Food
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