A while back, I showed you how I used my new FoodSaver® System and how I’m using it to save time and money in the kitchen. Well, I thought I’d share some other ways I’ve used it the last couple months.
When we traveled to Turks and Caicos in October we were tight on space going there because I brought a backpack filled with school supplies and books for a charity there. In order make more room, I decided
to put Owen’s clothes in some of my FoodSaver® storage bags.
First, I rolled up each piece of clothing and put them in a bag.
Then, I sealed the zipper part and used the accessory part of the FoodSaver® System to suck the air out, making it more compact.
In all, we took three bags of Owen’s clothes and fit them into our suitcases.
For some stocking stuffers this year, I decided to make some hot chocolate in a jar gifts.
I poured 1/3 cup of hot chocolate mix in a one pint mason jar, followed by a layer of Andes mints pieces, and then topped it off with some mini marshmallows.
I used the canning attachment to seal in the freshness of the hot chocolate ingredients.
I might try some other combinations like using peppermint candy pieces and mini chocolate chips instead of the Andes mints pieces.
While we’re on the subject of marshmallows, who can relate to storing their marshmallows like this? Twist the bag and add bread tie.
Well, the FoodSaver® system does a much better job of keeping marshmallows fresh than the ole twist and tie method.
I transfer my marshmallows into a FoodSaver® zipper bag and use the accessory attachment to pull out the air.
Not gonna lie, after the air is removed the marshmallows look like they’ve melted, but they haven’t.
I’m also using the FoodSaver® system to store some of my Christmas decorations. I had these glittery snowflakes in a tote with some other decorations. The problem was that the glitter got everywhere.
So I put them in a FoodSaver® bag and sealed it. I didn’t remove the air because I didn’t want to risk breaking any of the ornaments.
Now all that glitter (can you see some of it already pooling in the bottom corner of the bag?) is contained for good until I decide to break out those ornaments.
How do you use your FoodSaver® System to create, seal and share during the holidays? Tell me in the comments for a chance to win a $100 VISA gift card!
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