🔔
Loading…
🔎

My Basket ()

All questions

Can I freeze a smoked hamhock and use it later to make pinto beans?

asked by ENunn over 4 years ago
5 answers 5580 views
23b88974-7a89-4ef5-a567-d442bb75da04.avatar
added over 4 years ago

Sure! Why not? Just wrap it well in foil or freezer paper, then put it into a freezer bag.

4de32233-9b14-42ac-bf6a-7a02a8474e54.dsc_0034
added over 4 years ago

definitely! i do this quite frequently with red beans and it works well!

4798a9c2-4c90-45e5-a5be-81bcb1f69c5c.junechamp
ChefJune

June is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 4 years ago

I freeze them all the time. In fact, I purchase them frozen from an organic farmer at the Greenmarket. And I've also successfully frozen the cooked beans and hocks.

E7b6597b-db6e-4cae-b9f3-699b508f4ed3.036
aargersi

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 4 years ago

And really one should never be without a ham hock at the ready!

02b68c6a-7bcb-4387-b4c5-83adca012e13.runningspoon_perre-magness
added over 4 years ago

I frequently make a "hock stock" and freeze it. Usually just the smoked hock and water in the slow cooker. Then I bag it in portions to freeze. Then making braised greens or field peas with a really rich flavor takes less time.