Whether you call it OAMC (for Once-A-Month Cooking), investment cooking or feed-the-freezer cooking, freezer meals conquer dinner-hour chaos. Learn how to plan freezer cooking menus, hold a freezer cooking session, and get great family-tested freezer recipes.
Are you ready to cook once, eat for a month?
Once-a-month cooking. Frozen assets. OAMC. Meal assembly. Whatever you call it, cooking many meals in a single session banks home-cooked meals--and precious family time--for busy home managers.
What's not to like about freezer cooking? Economies of scale speed cooking chores. Buying in bulk saves money. Home preparation fosters better nutrition.
New options like "meal assembly franchises" help home cooks build frozen assets quickly. More »
So, what do you eat if you're trying freezer cooking?
Take heart! Many favorite recipes adapt well to freezer cooking--and it's not all casseroles and lasagne.
These family recipes have been specially adapted for freezer cooking. They include a range of entrees, side dishes and desserts.
Familiar favorites, these recipes illustrate how to adapt cooking methods for freezer storage: