Hey, you there, standing with the freezer door ajar, rifling through half-opened bags of frozen corn and plastic-wrapped hot dogs, swiping a spoonful from that pint of gelato and not bothering to press the lid back on… please stop.
Sometimes, freezer burn happens through no fault of our own. You might come across it when shopping for groceries, the result of food that wasn't properly wrapped or stored. But at home, it's preventable. Here's how to spot it and what you can do about it.