This Is the One Thing You Should Always Do Before Freezing Meat

Take a look in my freezer. At any given time you’ll find at least one pack of chicken thighs, some ground beef, and maybe some pork chops. Often you’ll find even more than that. Because just like my mom did when I was growing up, I make a point to stock up on meat when it’s on sale, then I pop it in the freezer for later. I’ve leaned into buying and freezing meat even more over the past couple of months—everything from large trays of ground meat and pork loins, to family packs of chicken and sausage.

It’s made me feel prepared and organized. But when I told my mom about my freezer haul, she pointed out that there was one very important step I overlooked before freezing all that meat.

You Should Portion Meat Before Freezing

Despite having watched my mom do this all the time over the

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A Monumental New Headquarters For Fashion Trailblazers Incu

From its humble beginnings 18 years ago, Incu’s impressive growth trajectory has culminated in 160 staff sprawled across stores in three states, plus the Australian outposts for A.P.C and Rag + Bone. For a brick-and-mortar business that not only weathered the online retail boom, but thrived in it, Incu has taken the challenges of a pandemic firmly in its stride. So much so, that it was time for an update!

Deep in the Sydney suburb of Rosebery, the cult retailer enlisted longtime collaborator Akin Atelier to transform a newly-secured semi-industrial building into a retail outlet, office and warehouse. The brief was to convert the former mechanic’s workshop into a new headquarters, and the architects looked to the neighbourhood’s existing architectural personality for inspiration.

Red dry-pressed bricks wrap the facade in a nod to the building’s industrial locale, while terracotta tiles cladding the interior benches and courtyard bring texture

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