How long is my food good for?

Here is a helpful list of how long foods are good in the freezer for. I will be updating my recipes with the information soon.

FOOD – TIME IN FREEZER (0°F)

Milk – 3 months
Butter – 6 to 9 months
Cheese, hard (Cheddar, Swiss) – 6 months
Cheese, soft (Brie, Bel Paese) – 6 months
Cream, half-and-half – 4 months
Sour cream – don’t feeze
Eggs (raw yolks, whites) – 1 year
Frankfurters (opened or unopened packages) – 1 to 2 months
Luncheon meats (opened or unopened packages) – 1 to 2 months
Bacon – 1 month
Sausage, raw, links or patties – 1 to 2 months
Ham, fully cooked (whole, half, slices) – 1 to 2 months
Ground or stew meat – 3 to 4 months
Steaks – 6 to 12 months
Chops – 3 to 6 months
Roasts – 4 to 12 months
Chicken or turkey, whole – 1 year
Chicken or turkey, pieces – 9 months
Casseroles, cooked, poultry – 4 to 6 months
Casseroles, cooked, meat – 2 to 3 months
Soups and stews – 2 to 3 months
Fish, lean (cod, flounder, haddock) – 6 months
Fish, fatty (bluefish, mackerel, salmon) – 2 to 3 months
Fish, cooked – 4 to 6 months
Fish, smoked – 2 months in vacuum pack
Shrimp, scallops, squid, shucked clams, mussels, oysters – 3 to 6 months
Pizza – 1 to 2 months
Breads and rolls, yeast – 3 to 6 month
Breads, quick – 2 to 3 months
Cakes, unfrosted – 3 months
Cheesecakes – 2 to 3 months
Cookies, baked – 3 months
Cookie dough, raw – 2 to 3 months
Pies, fruit, unbaked – 8 months
Pies, custard or meringue-topped – don’t freeze
Piecrust, raw – 2 to 3 months
Nuts, salted – 6 to 8 months
Nuts, unsalted – 9 to 12 months

Via: Delish.com

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