You won’t even believe the dumbass thing I did. I made a big ol’ batch of minestrone soup from scratch in my new porcelain soup pot. I made enough to feed all the elves through the winter. How much soup can one woman eat? I dispatched the minestrone into resealable plastic bags to give some away. When I placed the ziploc bags on the shelves of the freezer, it did occur to me as a fleeting thought that they could freeze in an irregular shape. I did not think the bags would embed themselves into the shelves during the freezing process. I was very wrong, so annoyingly wrong. The shelf wouldn’t come out, and the soup was frozen in from all angles. How the fuck am I going to get out of this one? I mulled over warming the soup with a hair dryer, boiling water, and shutting the fridge down overnight to thaw the bags. In the end I used my garment steamer to soften the underside of the frozen soup until I could loosen it free from its frozen encumbrance. These pictures are from midway through melting process. Yes, this was a stupid mistake, but I neutralized my stupidity with a clever solution. Idiot Savant.
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