Freezing ApplesHow do you prepare fresh apples for freezing? I plan on making pies later. Selecting High-Quality Apples: If you're purchasing apples, fall offers the greatest selection. Choose ripe apples for freezing that feel firm and crisp in hand and have a bright color.
Freezing WatermelonA Guide to Freezing Watermelon. Cut in half, remove seeds and rind. Cut watermelon into slices, wedges, cubes or balls.
Freezing RaspberriesA Guide to Freezing Raspberries. Put raspberries into a colander and dunk in cold water to wash gently.
Freezing Melons (Cantaloupe, Crenshaw, Honeydew & Watermelon)A Guide to Freezing Melons (Cantaloupe, Crenshaw, Honeydew & Watermelon). Look for firm-fleshed, well-colored, ripe melons that are free from blemishes and have a symmetrical shape.
Freezing StrawberriesA Guide to Freezing Strawberries. Select fully ripe, firm berries with a deep red color. They should be plump and moist in appearance.
Freezing FruitSelect fruits for freezing that are ripe (or have started to ripen), have good color and are free from cuts, scars and mold. They should feel firm in texture (not hard), be free of soft spots and have a sweet odor.