Freezing buttermilk or heavy cream cubes for cooking. I never use a whole carton nor do I have in stock when a recipe calls for a bit! This is genius! - I love this idea. Just use ice cube tray! Yeah, I can final make some recipes calling for buttermilk.
Freezing bananas: Peel ripe bananas and cut into chunks. Lay each banana piece on a baking sheet and flash freeze for at least a hour. Remove from freezer and place bananas pieces in a large Ziploc bag and date.
Freezing Buttermilk: I poured it up into ice cube trays and popped it in the freezer. One quart filled 3 trays with 2 T. of buttermilk in each cube. The small size should allow me to thaw just what I need for a dressing without wasting much, if any.
20 Ways To Use Your Freezer To Save Time And Money
Tips: ~Top 31 Things You Can Freeze To Save Time and Money ~ ("ever wonder why plastic milk jugs have those circle indents on the side? They are there to allow milk to expand while freezing! I had no idea!") ~ Great site with the best freezer tips
Canning butter for long-term food storage- I didnt know this was possible! After reading the instructions, I would suggest you use unsalted butter. This is a great idea if you find butter on a loss-leader (selling below wholesale price) sale!