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Old 01-26-2012, 08:10 AM   #1
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I often see some of the FN cooks using clear plastic containers for storing and freezing food. They are very basic looking, but seem to do the job well. Any idea where they can be purchased? I am not looking for Rubbermaid or any of those brands with the colorful tops, etc.

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Old 01-26-2012, 08:24 AM   #2
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I often see some of the FN cooks using clear plastic containers for storing and freezing food. They are very basic looking, but seem to do the job well. Any idea where they can be purchased? I am not looking for Rubbermaid or any of those brands with the colorful tops, etc.
Consider glass jars rather than plastic; collected jars are free, recyclable, don't have any toxins in them or pick up smells, and you can see what's in them.
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Old 01-26-2012, 08:59 AM   #3
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Consider glass jars rather than plastic; collected jars are free, recyclable, don't have any toxins in them or pick up smells, and you can see what's in them.
I use those and old glass cookie/cracker jars that I dig up from thrift shops and flea markets.

They work in my homely,crazed granny, clutter, style of house keeping.

If you want to look more buttoned up and uniform make friends with the folks at your local deli or saloon. They still get large glass jars with peppers, pickled eggs,cherries etc...
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Old 01-26-2012, 10:28 AM   #4
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I do use glass sometimes, but never for the freezer. Anyone know where I can try toget the plastic ones I see on t.v.?
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Old 01-26-2012, 10:42 AM   #5
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I just amazoned it (hahahaha I couldn't resist this one instead of "googled") and find this offer, a 40 pieces set for 21.49 dollars, Microwave / Freezer / Dishwasher Safe.

Rubbermaid Easy Find Lid Food Storage Set

And yes, I'm editing this post cause I'm an idiot and I didn't read that you don't want rubbermaid color tops...
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Old 01-26-2012, 10:53 AM   #6
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Is this it?
Amazon.com: Gourmet Trends Original Always Fresh Containers, 10-Piece Set: Kitchen & Dining
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:11 AM   #7
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The containers I think you are talking about, I've seen in resturant supply stores. The local one requires that you must be a business, but it doesn't have to be associated with making food.

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Don't know what you're seeing on TV. We have two sets (total six pieces) of Tupperware that we purchased in September 2010 for $32.37 (including tax and S&H). Use them to store homemade ice cream.
Containers are made from Polypropylene. Covers are made from Low density polyethylene.
Tupperware | KeepTabs(r) Containers 3-Pc. Set
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:30 AM   #9
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Just read your first post again & I think I know what you are looking for.
Cassandra's Kitchen | Clear Plastic Containers
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:38 AM   #10
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I use the Gladware storage containers. They are solid, inexpensive, easy to stack and store, and they work just as well as the expensive ones. They come in many different sizes with snap-on or screw-on tops, and because they're so cheap when they get that spaghetti sauce glow, you don't feel guilty about trashing them!
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