Vacuum Food Sealers

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Vacuum Food Sealers

Ordering Vacuum Food Sealers, Food Savers

One of the best ways to preserve food is freezing.  Freezing keeps the flavor and texture better than any other method available to home cooks.  However, freezer burn, the dehydration of frozen foods causes a lot of waste.  The best way to prevent it and make your frozen foods last longer and taste better, is to

  1. remove as much air as possible which prevents freezer burn and degradation of flavor due to oxidation and,

  2.  use thick plastic containers and

  3. Freeze as quickly as possible to minimize the formation of ice crystals (which ruptures cell walls and turns the food to mush)

Vacuum food sealers, like the FoodSaver brand greatly help in accomplishing this and enormously extend the storage life and quality of foods. I've been using them for over 40 years. And the good quality ones last for many years; I have a foodsaver that is 20 years old and still works great!

Here are a variety of food sealers, at the best prices I could find. Scroll down this page for photos, descriptions, prices and ordering information. See this page for Canners (all types).

Everything can be shipped by a variety of methods, including overnight, if you have a canning emergency!

For more information, and NO obligation to buy, just click on the links in the boxes on the left!

 

Food Sealers for Home Freezing

FoodSaver V2244 Advanced Design Vacuum Sealer, Black

by FoodSaver

This model foodsaver is entry level, works great, but it is less automatic that the following models. 

KOIOS Vacuum Sealer Machine, 80Kpa Automatic Food Sealer

 with Cutter for Food Savers, 10 Sealing Bags (FDA-Certified), With Up To 40 Consecutive Seals, Dry & Moist Modes, Compact Design (Silver)

I haven't tried this brand yet, but it gets a huge number of great reviews and seems to be an improved designed for great durability.

 

 

FoodSaver and other makers and models of Vacuum Food Sealers

 

Various models with options,

 

(click links at left for current price or more information)

 

FoodSaver FreshSaver FSFRSH0051 Handheld Vacuum Sealing System

 
This is a quirk by effective handheld design that is great for keeping everyday foods like deli meats, cheeses, cookies, and other refrigerated and pantry foods fresh up to 2x Longer, compared to other non-vacuum storage methods Cordless, battery-operated.
Insert food into a FoodSaver vacuum zipper bag, secure the zippered closure, align the sealer disc with the circle on the bag's top right corner, and seal

This is their low-priced version.  Better suited toward re-usable storage, such as in the fridge, when you will be getting into the bag and resealing it. It's new

SC Johnson #70055 Ziploc Vacuum Pump/Bags

Ziploc Vacuum Pump Refill Bags, Quart Size, 12 Count  

Ziploc Vacuum Pump & Bags, For Vacuum Storage To Keep Frozen Food Fresh Longer & Prevent Freezer Burn, Blake: I really like this one.  I use it for shirt term storage in both the fridge and freezer.  I put a half an avocado in 3 days ago, and the cut surface of the avocado is still bright green!  I still like my FoodSaver better for long term freezer storage, but this is perfect for short term because the bags are reuseable and resealable!

Ziploc Vacuum Pump Refill Bags, Quart Size, 12 Count

12 Count, Ziploc Quart Vacuum Refill Bags, Bags For Use With Ziploc Vacuum MFG #70055, Zipper Seal With Built-In Valve.

You can also get them a local big box type stores (including <gasp> the mart that sells walls!  But, this online price is usually even better!

Reynolds Handi Vac Starter Kit

Reynolds food sealer vacuum handi vac
Contrasted with the FoodSaver models is the Reynolds Handi-Vac which is very inexpensive. I haven't tested it yet, but it gets rave reviews.
Vacuum-sealing starter kit protects food from freezer burn and spoiling. It is said to be a small, efficient handheld sealer that uses 6 AA batteries (included). The kits also includes 3 quart-size polyethylene freezer bags with  zipper closures and air valves.
The sealer removes air in a few seconds. The bags are microwaveable. Click on the box at right for more information, to read the reviews, or to order). And it also works with ordinary zip-loc type bags.

 

FoodSaver Rolls and Bags

 

FoodSaver Quick Marinator 2-1/4-Quart Square Canister

FoodSaver Quick Marinator Canister.  The vacuum means you can marinate in minutes rather than hours. It speeds up the absorption of the maridae by opening the pores of the food. You can marinate meats, vegetables, and fish, then vacuum package them into meal-sized portions and store in the freezer. It's BPA-free, odor- and stain-resistant material and also top-rack dishwasher-safe base; and the lid is hand wash only

 

Quart and gallon sized Vacuum sealer bags

  • Can be used in the freezer or refrigerator
  • Microwavable, boilable and dishwasher safe

FoodSaver 3-Piece Canister Set

This FoodSaver Canister Set includes .75 quart, 1.5 quart and 2.5 quart vacuum storage canisters that work with FoodSaver systems. The canisters are BPA-free and dishwasher safe. These are a great re-usable way to keep food fresh in the pantry, fridge or freezer.

Canning Jars

Canning jars delivered to your doorstep and guaranteed! Any size you need. , From quarts on the left, pints in the middle, to 8 ounce jars on the right. Click on the links below

Canning Books

Canning & Preserving for Dummies by Karen Ward
CookingAndCanningForDummies

The Ball Blue Book

The New Ball Blue Book of Canning and Preserving

The All New Ball Book Of Canning And Preserving: Over 350 of the Best Canned, Jammed, Pickled, and Preserved Recipes Paperback

This is THE book on canning!  My grandmother used this book when I was a child.  It tells you in simple instructions how to can almost anything; complete with recipes for jam, jellies, pickles, sauces, canning vegetables, meats, etc.  If it can be canned, this book likely tells you how! Click on the link below for more information and / or to buy (no obligation to buy)

click here for more information about the
Ball Blue Book of Preserving

Complete Guide to Home Canning and Preserving

by United States Dept. of Agriculture

This book is a compendium of the USDA's research and tested recipes.  It explains the scientific principles behind home canning , canning equipment, and the proper use of jars and lids. It is written by government folks, so it is pretty dry, but it is accurate. It includes recipes for fruit; tomatoes; vegetables; poultry, red meat, and seafood; fermented foods and vegetables; and jams and jellies and contains updates based on research in the last 20 years for canning safer and better quality food at home.


The Presto Pressure
canners are out
of stock, but Tfal's
are available!


Above is the
2020 version of
the Ball Blue Book