What frugal containers do you use? - Page 2 - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Reply
 
Thread Tools
#31 of 35 Old 01-27-2006, 02:57 PM
 
SAHMinHawaii's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: arizona
Posts: 889
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I had a post on freecycle asking for mason jars or other glass jars. I got a email from a guy who picked up our vertical blinds and his wife is going to bring me 3 CASES of mason jars!! Yeah

Can you freeze mason jars?
SAHMinHawaii is offline  
#32 of 35 Old 01-27-2006, 03:54 PM
 
EricaLeigh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: CT
Posts: 1,034
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Tammy you should have no trouble getting lids, but if you do let me know. Yes you can freeze mason jars, but yoiu have to leave a good head space or they will break!!! Yes I speak from experience! Things expand in the freezer so leave about 2 inches. I left less han 1/2 inch when my jar broke!
EricaLeigh is offline  
#33 of 35 Old 01-28-2006, 05:39 PM
 
Mallori's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: WI-brrrrr....
Posts: 1,144
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I am SO excited!! I went to my parents house to get some jars, and found NINE 1/2 gallon ones. SIX of them are blue!!! Dvons, that idea has me totally organizing my kitchen this weekend, and i'm loving how everything is looking in the jars. Thank you for posting that picture, i'm truly inspired!!
Mallori is offline  
#34 of 35 Old 01-28-2006, 07:41 PM
 
PrettyBird's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 2,314
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I use the glass jars from the honey, peanut butter, and almond butter we buy. I freeze in them and use them to store small amounts of dry goods or homemade stuff like hummus.
PrettyBird is offline  
#35 of 35 Old 01-29-2006, 04:28 PM
 
Ruthla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 47,606
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
I save the containers food comes in and use those for food storage. I mostly use the glass jars, but the plastic ones come in handy for non-food storage and disposing of used french fry oil.

My favorite jars are the ones from gefilte fish- they have nice wide lids!

Ruth, single mommy to Leah, 19 (in Israel for another school year), Hannah, 18 (commuting to college), and Jack, 12(homeschooled)
Ruthla is online now  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off