Should you freeze stuffed shells before or after baking?

Chef's answer
Freezer Directions: Prepare the stuffed shells as directed above, but do not bake. Simply cover with aluminum foil and label the top and place in the freezer. When you are ready to enjoy this delicious meal, bake uncovered at 350? for 45 minutes or until it gets nice and bubbly and slightly browned on top.
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