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Vacuum Seal Bags - Benefits of Vacuum Seal Bags

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Vacuum seal bags have revolutionized food. Yes, at the beginning, vacuum seal bags can be expensive; but once the bullet has been bitten and the money spent initially, the savings on food costs are phenomenal. By purchasing food in bulk and preserving the food in a safe and practical manner, consumers are able to have substantial savings. If you are a gardener, vacuum seal bags afford you the opportunity to blanch your veggies, seal, and freeze them for those winter days when you long for summer flavor grown by your own hands. For those of you who have the opportunity to buy large portions of meat (for example, a whole cow), the bags are an extremely economical way to store the meat without the worry of freezer burn.

Many busy families cook meals in advance and freeze them using vacuum seal bags. The meals can be placed directly in the microwave in the bags or boiled, which makes for convenience and easy clean-up. If the meal you have prepared contains a marinade or sauce, it can cause a mess if the bag is overfilled. Soups and other liquids can be stored in vacuum seal bags as long as you freeze them first in a container and then put them in the bag. Dry goods, which can become stale in the pantry, can be stored in the bags to give the product a much longer shelf life.

In the interest of food safety, it is not recommended that vacuum seal bags be reused. Because trapped food particles can be difficult to clean, by reusing the bags you could subject yourself and family to illness. Some bacteria such as Clostridium botulinum grow without air; because of this, mushrooms and garlic cannot be stored in the bags. Mushrooms and garlic support the growth of such bacteria when in sealed containers.

Vacuum sealers range in price from $80.00 to $300.00. Commercial grades are much more expensive and impractical in the home. When purchasing a vacuum sealer, be mindful of the counter space you have available in your kitchen. Storing the sealer in a cabinet makes it less likely that you will use it. Having it ready and available will allow the sealer to earn its keep. Companies recommend you use their brand bags for their equipment. When purchasing bags, quality is very important. While some bags may cost more, it pays in the end when preserving food. Since that is the objective, pay a little more for the bags you use for better tasting outcomes. Some companies offer hand held vacuum sealers. For those with limited counter space, this is a space saving, economical choice. Make sure when you are purchasing the sealer that you investigate the battery life, especially in the hand held versions. Of course, this is less important if you intend to use an electrical sealer.

Vacuum seal bags are an efficient, space saving, economical asset to anyone who enjoys cooking, gardening, and preserving food. By investing in this product, you will save time in meal preparation, trips back and forth to the market, and energy. At the end of the day, everyone deserves a few extra minutes for relaxation.

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