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Best freezer/microwave safe food storage containers

josephnl | Jul 20, 201501:08 PM     10

We are a family of two, and invariably when I make soup or stews, I want to freeze leftovers in pint or quart containers for another time. I often later defrost the leftovers in the microwave. I typically use inexpensive plastic "SnapWare" containers that I buy at BB&B, but find that they often discolor from tomatoes or other foods, and they crack very easily and don't last very long. I've seen similar containers with Pyrex bottoms, but have always been concerned about glass cracking when liquid contents freeze. Is this a needless concern with Pyrex? What storage containers that are readily available in pint and quart sizes do you like?

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