Has this ever happened to you? You make a big pot of soup or stew thinking you'll freeze a batch for convenient meals later, but only you never get around to freezing it and then you have to toss the whole lot. The Kitchn recommends a "Freeze first, eat second" rule to solve this problem.
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As soon as you've finished cooking the food, set aside the extra portion you want to freeze. As soon as the food stops steaming, it's ready to be frozen. Then you no longer have to worry about forgetting to get those meals into the freezer and you can stop wasting so much food in the kitchen.
Waste Not: Freeze First, Eat Second [The Kitchn]