1. Storing homemade cookies and cookie dough

    Nothing beats homemade cookies and when you make them, you make a decent size batch. However, recipes for cookie dough are seldom for less than 10 cookies so you easily bake too many of them . Here are our tips on how to keep cookies fresh: How to store homemade cookies? Now, the best way to store a freshly baked cookie is to place it in the Vacuvita Home Base. This a lot more effective than storing it in conventional…

  2. How to quick pickle

    A slice of pickled cucumber can really add that missing freshness to salads or sandwiches. Store bought ones will do the trick, but nothing is as tasty as the ones you make yourself. the quick pickle method helps you to do this in minutes instead of overnight. The quickest way to make a really good pickled cucumber is by using a vacuum container. The brine gets absorbed a lot quicker while the cucumber slices still retain their bite. Recipe for…

  3. Prevent freezer burn? Here’s how!

    Freezer burn is the main reason for frozen food to become unappetizing. This is essentially the drying out of food which often results in a change in flavor, color and smell. If you are looking to prevent freezer burn, here is how. Use vacuum storage options Frozen food contains ice crystals that can sublimate. By storing your food in a completely closed environment like a vacuum storage bag or vacuum container you prevent the air from moving around and taking…

  4. Freezer storage bags. Simply use what you need and re-seal

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    Freezer bags. Simply use what you need and re-seal. Peas, green beans, berries, shrimp, meatballs, carrots, vegetable medleys and other frozen foods stay fresh for a long time. However, not sealing food properly before freezing will cause freezer burn. The same is true after opening the packaging of factory frozen food. One solution is to re-pack and freeze portion size bags. This takes time and uses far more packaging material than needed. The best solution for storing frozen foods which…

  5. Keep popcorn fresh and delicious

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    Having a movie night at your friends place? Bring your own delicious fresh popcorn! Our large vacuum containers are ideal for seasoning and storing home-made popcorn. Storing it in our large (1 gallon) container ensures oxygen and air do not affect the taste. Your popcorn will stay fresh and tasty for days! Keep it fresh with our vacuum containers Flavoring your popcorn is easy when using our containers . Just add a little olive oil or molten butter in with…

  6. How to store grapes

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    Grapes are delicious and besides being a healthy snack, they can be used in a large variety of salads, deserts or smoothies. Grapes are also very easy to store for longer periods of time. Store grapes in the fridge If you use them as an ingredient for salads or smoothies for example, you can store a bunch in a vacuum container in the fridge. They will stay fresh for several weeks under one condition: don’t wash them before storing. The…

  7. Marinating quickly with our vacuum containers

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    Marinating quickly is best done in one of our vacuum containers. The low pressure inside the container will make the pores in the meat open up more, allowing the salt and other flavors to penetrate into the meat’s surface faster. For marinating quickly it is important that 2 key elements are present in the marinade: Salt and acid. Salt is important because it is the one ingredient in a marinade that can penetrate the deepest. The right amount of salt…

  8. Freezing your homemade pasta sauce

    No pasta sauce is better than the one you make yourself. However, making that perfect sauce is time consuming so you will find yourself making it less often than you or your family would like to have it. The best solution is to make a large batch of it and freeze your pasta sauce. Not as one big lump however, as that might force you to cook more than you need. The best thing is to portion it in several…

  9. Croutons Recipe

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    Do you have some bread left over? By turning your left-over slices of bread into croutons, you avoid having to throw out perfectly good slices of bread. It even works with bread that has already turned slightly stale. Homemade croutons often taste much better than store bought ones and can be kept for several weeks when stored in a vacuum food container. How to make croutons Preparations: You can use virtually any type of bread. Home baked or store bought,…

  10. How to prevent freezer burn

    How to prevent freezer burn

    Freezer burn is the main reason for frozen food to become unappetizing. Freezer burn is essentially the drying out of food which often results in a change in flavor, color and smell. There are a couple of things that will help you to avoid freezer burn: Vacuum storage options to prevent freezer burn Frozen food contains ice crystals that can sublimate. By storing your food in a completely closed environment like a vacuum storage bag or vacuum container you prevent…