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Containets for food

Postby Miseyinel » Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:44 pm

Hi all. I'm trying to find really GOOD food storage containers that I can use in the freezer and microwave and --of course--the fridge. So far I've only come across some glass with flexibile "green" and clear lids, BUT they're fairly small for trying to store food in bulk and the bottoms of those containers are smaller than the top so they will not store french toast, muffins, pancakes, or waffles very easily because those items can be stacked evenly. It doesn't work so well when the bottom of the containers are so narrow. Does anyone have recommendations? I'm willing to spent the money on good freezer containers that using bags. THANKS
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Re: Containets for food

Postby sally wright » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:18 pm

https://www.lakeland.co.uk/

These people do everything you could possibly need for freezer use.
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Re: Containets for food

Postby Richard » Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:38 am

Can't see the point of buying containers. Empty marge tubs make a very good freezer container, recycling in action, no cost, and I get more containers that way than I can use, though this fruit season has used up nearly all the 500g tubs I have stored (perfect size for 1 pie filling). I used to use 2kg tubs a lot, but my local supermarket doesn't do them now, and I no longer make jam, the 2kg ones were ideal for a jam making session. These tubs are no good for microwaving, but seems pointless to have a freezer full of microwave containers.
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Re: Containets for food

Postby retropants » Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:29 pm

I use takeaway containers to freeze. The satco rectangular plastic ones are perfect.
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Re: Containets for food

Postby Kayburton » Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:46 pm

I use a glass containers. The only reason I've bought it was sale. I like glass things really, they are renewable and that's for environment. I use them in fridge and microwave. Not sure about freezing really. There is lots of them different sizes, just look through.
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Re: Containets for food

Postby Westi » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:55 pm

I like the idea of glass as well Kayburton, but deffo takeaway containers for work. Stuff for home is glass or part of the dining set which is freezer safe.
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Re: Containets for food

Postby retropants » Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:41 am

I also use the takeaway containers for blackberry picking and storing dried herbs,
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Re: Containets for food

Postby Stephen » Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:34 pm

I store stuff in the freezer mostly in bags. Rigid containers have a place but store less densely (but essential for soup!).
I have used 1kg yoghurt boxes to shape the bags well.
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