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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...

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Need storage ideas for bulk granola and other dry goods

by IndyGirl 9 years ago

Hi everyone, Well, one of the threads on here got me making my own granola. I made sixteen pans of it tonight so I won't have to make more for a while! However, I need a way to store it (and other...

Best freezer/microwave safe food storage containers

by josephnl 6 years ago

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 ty...

Tin-Tie Kraft Bags in NYC?

by tirinstar 6 years ago

Hi there--anybody know where I might be able to find tin-tie kraft bags in Manhattan or Brooklyn? They're the type of bag used for buying coffee (see link below for image). Hoping to purchase ar...

ISO bento-style lunch containers for kids

by lilaki 6 years ago

hi CHers, my little guy is off to full-day JK in september and i'm starting to look around for bento-style lunch containers. it seems there are quite a bit of options available online but i'd r...

Spice Racks for Penzey's

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 10 years ago

I can't believe that Penzey's still doesn't make custom racks to hold their containers. Has anyone found a good third party rack that works well? I need to fit both the small and the larger contai...

Storing Tamarind Paste

by singleguychef 14 years ago

Quick question: I bought a block of tamarind for the first time this weekend. Once I start using it, how do I store the block? Can I still keep it in my pantry after I unseal it or should I refrige...

lunch containers for kids

by lilaki 6 years ago

hi CHers, not sure if i'm posting in the right board (please move if required)... my little guy is starting kindergarten in september (gulp). we will need to send him with lunch. we've been...

What do Montrealers put their maple syrup in after they open the can? [moved from Quebec]

by Lowe Arthorbit 9 years ago

I am wondering what sort of containers monrealers store their Maple Syrup in once they open the car? Do you just leave it in the can, or do you have any favorite containers to store or store-and-s...

Dripless Bottles for Pouring Oil..?

by FishTales 6 years ago

I've poked around online but can't seem to find a good dripless bottle. These would be for cooking oils, not salad dressing mixes. They'd live in a cabinet so I'm not at all looking for designer-pe...

A question about yeast

by CindyJ 6 years ago

I have an unopened, 1-pound bag of instant yeast. That quantity of yeast is going to last me a looooong time, given that I only use about a quarter of a teaspoon at a time. My question is, once I...

What does a Cookie Jar do? Seriously....

by SilentAcro 9 years ago

So....I have no idea what a cookie jar does aside from store cookies. Is there something about a cookie jar that makes it a better storage option? (This is actually a serious question)

Clamshells and foggy cakes

by Baboon1234 6 years ago

Hello. I had a stall at my first farmer's market yesterday and I came across an unexpected problem. I had some lovely moist mini cakes in bakery boxes with windows and some clamshells. The windows ...

Freezing bread and reusing the bags

by lamb_da_calculus 6 years ago

I freeze my bread in your standard generic-brand gallon freezer bags. Since I don't really feel like the bags are getting "dirty" just storing bread, whenever I finish a loaf I usually just shake t...

How to Store Maitake Mushrooms?

by fldhkybnva 8 years ago

I usually buy crimini mushrooms but while at H Mart this evening decided to try out maitake as I've heard that they are a quite enjoyable species of mushroom. They are in a plastic sealed bag simi...

Home Cooks - How do you minimize food waste?

by BouquiGarnet 6 years ago

One thing I'm working on is reducing/eliminating the amount of food we waste in this house, for ethical and financial reasons. What are some tips/tricks you use to limit what you waste? - I l...

Freezing and reheating soup, which containers are best?

by MTKAeater 8 years ago

We like to make lots and lots of soup and then freeze it in individual portion containers. We take it to work with us and then heat in the microwave at the office. Our current containers seem to be...

Least expensive place to buy spice tins?

by Jacquilynne 7 years ago

I'm looking to buy about 75 small metal spice tins. I don't need magnetic backings on them, since I intend to stick them to a magnet but they do need to be flat bottomed. My ideal would be 2oz,...

Ziploc/Glad Containers: Am I expected to return or toss?

by Kulfi 8 years ago

Had the flu recently, and friends dropped off some food. In the cheaper ziploc or glad plastic containers, not the more expensive Rubbermaid containers. Really appreciate the gesture, but here's m...

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