Storage Containers

Freezer Storage Tips and Tricks to Help You Keep Your Cool

Freezer storage is a little bit art and a little bit science, with some good sense and nifty tricks mixed in. These handy tips will help you get your freezer organized and keep your food from getting...

2-Gallon Airtight Glass Canisters?

by ninrn 4 months ago

Has anyone come across a good deal on large, 2- to 3-gallon, airtight glass jars or canisters? I thought some people here might use them for fermentation.

Baking Ingredient Pantry Storage Containers

by orlybabe 9 months ago

Hi everyone! I am moving into a new apartment soon and am planning the food storage containers. I originally wanted to get Oxo Pop Containers, seemed to be the most widely recommended and popular, ...

Leaving a scoop in a container

by orlybabe 8 months ago

Hey, I’m getting new Rubbermaid Brilliance containers for my dry baking ingredients. I was wondering if its ok to leave a scoop inside the containers, say like resting inside the flour or sugar - d...

Is it safe/advisable to microwave soup in Pyrex with the unvented lids?

by Cassandra2 9 months ago

I use Pyrex glass containers for storing and microwaving soup, and I'd been using an old Pyrex vented lid with my 7 cup Pyrex round bowl, which came with an unvented lid. However, the old vented li...

Container for storing and microwaving soup that doesn't get too hot... or more "precise" pot holder/oven mitt?

by Cassandra2 1 year ago

I use Pyrex glass containers for storing and microwaving soup, and then I just eat the soup out of the Pyrex bowl. However, after I've microwaved the soup, the Pyrex is very hot, and I find it diff...

Plastic Food Storage Issues: Dry Goods going rancid or stale

by VFish 10 months ago

I think plastic storage has made some rice go rancid. Here are two. I had Basmati rice in a similar type of container that I had recycled for storage and opened it and it smelled rancid. I had c...

Japanese Butter Tableware

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Some interesting designs of butter knives/scrapers and butter cases found in Japan.

Cheese Storage

by 1Jack 1 year ago

Would love recommendations on cheese storage containers. Is there a container that will keep cheeses for weeks or possibly months in perfect condition?

Long Term Cheese Storage

by melamartin42 10 years ago

Is there a way to store cheese so it will last for a year or two? I've read that red wax will keep it longer, but how long? Can I buy a 1 lb block of cheddar or colby or jack cheese at the store,...

Can you store bulk bought dried spices in plastic sandwich bags in a large plastic container in a cool, dark corner?

by josemartinlopez 1 year ago

Can you store bulk bought dried spices in plastic sandwich bags in a large plastic container in a cool, dark corner? I came across the iHerb online store and saw that one pound of dried spices f...

Where oh where did all the Baggies go?

by soccermom13 9 years ago

Okay, I admit that I may be in the 1% of US cooks who still use Baggies (the ones you seal with a twist tie) rather than exclusively using the plastic bags with zipper locks or the "press 'em toget...

Food to Go - The Container

by seefoo 2 years ago

Nissan Stainless food container. Watching Women’s Soccer and I ran out for some breakfast to go. Menudo! We got this thing a decade ago. It’s fantastic to take food to potlucks and office partie...

Replacement Lids for Rubbermaid Easy-Find Lid Containers

by masha 3 years ago

Is anyone aware of a source for replacement Rubbermaid lids for the easy-find lid containers? I've google-searched and come up empty, including the Rubbermaid site, Amazon, and Ebay. I've got...

4 Ways To Reduce Plastics And Other Single-Use Disposables In Your Kitchen

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

" . . . Invest in alternative storage. I'm not kidding when I say that I used to really love plastic storage bags, from snack-size to gallon-size zip-top bags — so this was, perhaps, the biggest ch...

What to freeze homemade broth in?

by Starr5678 9 years ago

I make my own broth and have been struggling to find an easy frozen storage solution. I want to freeze in 1 cup portions, since that is what I use most often. I have been premeasuring the broth, ...

Replacement Seals

by taminiesallie 3 years ago

I have a set of OGGI Canisters and need to replace the seals. Where? How do I measure size?

Parts for clamp lid storage jars

by amohler 5 years ago

I have a lot of jars with clamp lids I use for storing food. I often take off the lid for washing in the dishwasher. As of late the bracket that holds the metal ring to the jar keeps popping off ...

Storing butter outside of fridge

by SIMIHOUND 8 years ago

My wife has run into two people this week that store their butter on the counter or in the cupboard to keep the butter soft for spreading. I have read a few articles and the ones that say it is saf...

Brown sugar storage fail

by arielleeve 3 years ago

So I know all about the terra cotta brown sugar savers. I have two airtight progressive containers (they're actually made for brown sugar and come with the terra cotta pieces), one with light brown...

Storing a Pound of Butter

by moberemk 4 years ago

So, living in Canada means that butter is expensive. The 1lb blocks are way less convenient than the sticks I got used to back in the States, but they're also noticeably cheaper; I've been thinking...