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Vacuum Sealer

Products to Help Reduce Food Waste

According to the NRDC, Americans waste nearly 40 percent of the food they buy—does this ring true in your household? If you find that plenty of produce, meat, and even dry goods end up in your trash...
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Foodsaver non-sealing bags problem~

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by peak_fanatic 8 years ago

I've had my original Foodsaver vacuum / thermal seal unit for a little over 2 yrs., it began to (apparently) fail to vacuum air from my bags (heat-sealed fine though) so after a couple hrs of try...

Boil Safe Friendly Bags

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by mobiledynamics 1 year ago

This may sound like a dumb question but is there such a thing as boil safe friendly bags - ziplock esque ? I just started the process of exploration, but a older family member's health is declinin...

Vacuum sealers

Amandarama
by Amandarama 1 year ago

I am interested in acquiring a vacuum sealer to be used for food storage in the freezer, as well as for sous vide prep. Any recommendations? TIA

Replaced my dead Food Saver Professional ll

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by dcrb 2 years ago

The old Food Saver gave up the ghost. All I had left were the lights blinking on and off. Bought it in the late 1990's and it served us well. Bought a LEM MaxVac 1088A after researching VacMaster...

Vacuum Sealer (inexpensive / starter) - Help requested

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by saregama 2 years ago

I've been thinking about getting a vacuum sealer for a while. Main uses would be freezing raw meats / fish in individual portions, marinating food, and freezing leftovers. With my holiday gift to m...

Vacuum Seal Food Storage Ideas

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by jpc8015 10 years ago

A couple of years back my wife bought me one of those vacuum seal food storage contraptions. I got a lot of use out of it. We would buy the large packages of meat and seal up two thirds of it and s...

Food Saver vs. Seal-A-Meal? [Moved from Home Cooking]

Will Owen
by Will Owen 12 years ago

I intend to get one of these devices before too long, and have been looking over several threads discussing them. I've only seen comments about the Food Saver brand, though. Target has both, with t...

What Unusual (i.e. "Necessary") Cooking Gadgets Do You Have?

TheLateNightGourmet
by TheLateNightGourmet 2 years ago

Pots and pans. Knives and spoons. Bowls, whisks, sieves...everyone has these in their kitchen, even people who don't cook. But, what about the fun stuff? What did you see someone use on "Chopped" t...

Cheap Vacuum Sealer, Food Saver

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by zackly 3 years ago

Just saw this offer on meh.com. It's a refurbished food saver for $22.00, plus shipping. I've done business with meh.com and they are legitimate although they tout "using the slowest (cheapest) shi...

Chamber Vacuum sealer - source in Ontario/Canada? Any recs

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by ylsf 4 years ago

Anyone own a chamber vacuum sealer? I am thinking about buying one for home use. The main thing I do is BBQ/Smoking and it is great to vacuum seal a bunch of meat and then warm up for future meal...

Curent best vacuum sealer?

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by fldhkybnva 6 years ago

Anyone have any opinions on a reasonable price (less than $200) current best food saver? We eat A LOT of steak and love grass fed meat which our store doesn't always carry so I like to buy in bulk...

Foodsaver issue, vacuum loosening?

tinpanalley
by tinpanalley 3 years ago

I'm having a problem getting my Foodsaver to keep certain things completely vacuum packed. Beets, raw beans, swiss chard all end up losing their vacuum suction in a few weeks. Does anyone happen to...

Any alternatives to FoodSaver?

Miss Needle
by Miss Needle 10 years ago

I'm on my third FoodSaver, and it's about to go kaput again. I've had this one for about a year and a half. My last one I've had for about two years, and my first one I've had for about a month. I'...

Foodsaver and alternate vacuum brands

tinpanalley
by tinpanalley 3 years ago

Does anyone happen to know if the Foodsaver suction tubes for vacuum sealing jars and containers work with any of the other brand of vacuum containers on the market? Has anyone even bothered trying...

Vacuum seal machines, a bit lost

tinpanalley
by tinpanalley 3 years ago

It doesn't seem as easy to determine quality brands in this range of products as with others partly because, as far as I can tell, there aren't so many review written. Also, there is the typical fo...

Vacuum sealing food on plates or bowls

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by pulled pork 3 years ago

I am preparing food for a sick relative. Everything needs to be sanitary as heck. Thinking about sanitizing a bowl, putting the cooked food in it and then vacuum sealing it with a food saver unit...

Food Savers/ Vacuum Sealers: Do you use them and are they worth the expense?

FoodChic
by FoodChic 6 years ago

I'm really trying to be mindful of wasted food in our home, and have gotten to the point I cannot abide tossing unused items. Unfortunately, out lifestyle means dinner doesn't always get cooked as ...

Vacuum sealer

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by tucky2004 4 years ago

I am looking to purchase a vacuum sealer for baked goods and liquids such as Ragu alfredo sauce, etc. My son is in Brazil for the next few years and I would like to send him some of his favorite t...

Foodsaver question

John E.
by John E. 8 years ago

I bought a Foodsaver today. I have not used one before and really had not planned on buying one but I saw it for $5 at Goodwill. It is an original Foodsaver Tilia made in Italy. It did not come wit...

Vacmaster vp112

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by Senkimekia 4 years ago

I just received my order from webrestaurant, I ordered the vp112s and I just received a box labeled 112a. Does anyone know if there is any difference between the 2 letters and should I be concerned...