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1. Is there any way to re-seal the vacuum sealer bags?
Yes, definitely. Vacuum sealer bags can be resealed. You just need to cut the existing seal first. Then remove foods according to your need. Wash it properly to avoid germs. If possible you can sterilize your package.
You can go for re-sealing your package now. But be sure to clean any food or residue close to the seal area and inside part of the bag. You can even seal it after washing. While filling your bag again with foods or anything else, make sure to keep it straight. The process becomes easier with this method.
2. How to prevent freezer burning in a vacuum sealer?
Freezer burning normally seems to happen by 3 factors. They are- dehydration, oxidation and bacterial growth. Here oxygen is the key factor. It causes all these things to occur. A good vacuum sealer draws out air as well as oxygen from the roll bags and stops freezer burning.
Be careful to check your package before sealing it, if any leakage is found, then you can’t stop freezer burning to occur. So it is advisable to buy your sealer from a quality brand for better performance. The vacuum sealer technology helps your food to be refreshed for a longer period of time.
3. How to fix the broken vacuum sealer bags?
Do you think that your vacuum sealer has broken and air has re-entered?? You don’t know what to do now!! Let’s give you a solution. First of all examine the bag thoroughly. Any wrinkles in the bag might be the cause of this leakage. It will allow the air to enter. Just cut the bag and simply reseal it. Sometimes moisture prevents the bag to seal properly.
You can use a paper towel, it will absorb the moisture near the seal. Unfortunately, if there is any puncture then your have to replace your bag with a new one.
4. Is it possible to wash and re-use the vacuum sealer bags?
Certainly yes!! But it depends on the contents you put inside your sealer bag previously. If your bags contained dry foods like breads, fruits, desserts or vegetables previously, then you can easily wash and re-use your package. However, if it contained raw meats, fish, eggs or cheese then it has to be discarded as it may include invisible bacteria.
You can wash your pack with your hand. Try to place your packages in the top rack of the dishwasher or you can use wooden clothes peg to securely place your bags in a dry place. Remember!! Dry them completely before reusing.
5. Can vacuum sealer bags be put in the microwave?
Yes, you can heat your cooked foods in a vacuum sealer bag but don’t heat raw foods in a microwave. Cut a corner of the bag before putting it in the microwave. The purpose is to provide a chance for the steam to escape out of the bag.
Don‘t microwave foods that contain a lot of oil. Oil can get very hot and it is highly recommended not to use oily foods. Overheat causes the end portion of the bag to joint together and it would result in a low grade performance of your sealer bag.
6. Can vacuum sealer bags be put in the freezer?
Yes, it is possible. Vacuum sealer bags are freezer safe. They are designed in such a way to keep all the air and moisture out efficiently. So, there is no chance of your foods becoming freezer burnt, dry and tasteless. You can easily put your vacuum sealer bags in the freezer.
Vacuum zipper bags are frequently used for refrigerate items like meats and cheese. These are the types of food you access everyday. But long term freezer storing is not recommended due to maintain some precautions.
7. What is the best way available for the soups to be vacuum sealed?
The best way available is to seal your soups in a canister. However, you can use a take-away container to freeze the soup first, when it becomes solid you can vacuum seal it. Carefully place it inside the bag and gently seal it.
This is the best way to stack your portions in the freezer. There will be no chance of your soups to become rotten. We guarantee you that!! All the beef meals look all the way same after you freeze it, so it is better to mark your foods before vacuum packaging it.
8. What is reason of some fresh foods turning into brown?
If your foods come directly into contact with air, it gets brown. This is the affect of oxidation. It can damage your foods and you can no longer store it for longer period of time. The vacuum sealing technique will prevent your foods being turned into brown. You can definitely eliminate the oxidation effect with the help of this method.
Red meat tend to turn a bit darker shade brown when vacuum packaged, however it is completely safe to eat. Even you can store it for weeks and it would become tender while you cook them.
9. How safe the vacuum sealer bags are?
Vacuum sealer bags are completely safe. The quality may vary from brand to brand. Freezer safe, microwavable, ok to boil up to 100 degrees are the basic advantages you can get from vacuum sealer bags. Most of these bags are BPA free.
Italy and Switzerland are the biggest importers of these vacuum sealer bags. Manufacturers give top priority to the issues like maximum safety and hygiene while producing these bags and rolls. Cost effectiveness and availability of these products earned them effective business value across the world. Give a try for yourself and you’ll praise it for sure.
10. How to vacuum seal berries without crushing them?
It is not very difficult to seal your berries without crushing them. Firstly wash your berries properly and then dry it. You would require a sheet of baking paper to pre-freeze your berries. Place your berries in the freezer for two hours. After that you can remove them and put inside the vacuum bag for packaging.
If you want to eat the berries within a week you may place them in a canister instead of a vacuum sealer bag. This is an alternative as well as an efficient way to vacuum seal your berries.
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