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Food Saver vs. Zip Lock

jawilsonjawilson Posts: 20
edited 12:36AM in EggHead Forum
What are the pros and cons?

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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 11,563
    One works. The other doesn't.

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!

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    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • I'm still using the zip lock bags that you can manually pump out the air. They have done ok, but every once in a while one of the bags will open enough in the freezer to get some frost bite on them. I think that little circle that you stick the pump on opens a bit. That has only happened a few times and I have liked them all right. I would prefer a better method like the food savers, but just haven't made the switch. ;)
  • Bulldog MomBulldog Mom Posts: 242
    The Food Saver hands down.
  • XLentEGGXLentEGG Posts: 432
    food saver with bag rolls. ( make any length you want)
    More meat please !! :-)
  • MCRMCR Posts: 270
    Food saver, not surprise and no waste! The food is always as you expect it.
    Marc
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    :laugh: :laugh: 'Zactly! :laugh:

    Foodsaver pays for itself pretty quickly, with minimal/if any freezer burn to items/meats, even after many months in the freezer.

    You can also hold meats in the fridge far longer, without having to freeze, by using the foodsaver.
  • thebtlsthebtls Posts: 2,300
    What Carolina says ..
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,769
    Food Savor is the way to go
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • Pork Butt MikePork Butt Mike Posts: 2,584
    BINGO
  • asianflavaasianflava Posts: 313
    I use both. My foodsaver has the little hose to pump out containers. I use the adapter for the container to pump out the manual pump ziplocks. One down side is, I've gotten some food on the zipper and it doesn't hold the seal.
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 21,267
    i use the foodsaver for pulled pork mostly. stocks and sauce go in the ziplock. usually have a ziplock for wing tips to make stock, another that has onion frozen from previous cooks that would go into soups and sauce. have a frozen ziplock with hamburger balls, mostly for the dog but i eat them as well, they dont last long so i dont see the point to foodsaver them, the food saver is more expensive
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