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Win a brand new Freshlocker vacuum sealer!

Win a brand new Freshlocker vacuum sealer!

We’re running a promotion on our official Facebook page from now until the end of the year. You can win a brand new VS160S vacuum sealer, 100 8"X12" vacuum sealer bags, and 100 11"X16" bags. All you need to do is LIKE our page, SHARE the post from the morning of December 5th to your profile, and get 100 likes on it! First five people to 100 likes win! Here are the official rules and regulations, which are also on the post itself: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The “Win a Freshlocker...


Vacuum sealers in new colors

Vacuum sealers in new colors

We at Freshlocker pride ourselves in doing right by our customers. Not only do we focus on quality control, low prices, and excellent customer service, but also in sleek designs for every kitchen. We are now going above and beyond in that aspect and we are proud to announce new colors in both the VS90 and the VS160S vacuum sealer lines. First off, when it comes to the VS90 vacuum sealers, not only are we continuing to sell it in black and white, but we are also introducing three new colors: merlot, turquoise, and gray. And in the VS160S, we...


What is Sous Vide anyway?

What is Sous Vide anyway?

You may have looked at your vacuum sealer’s packaging or the manual and seen the phrase sous vide, only to ask yourself what it all means. Sous vide, French for “under pressure,” or more specifically, “under vacuum.” It’s a cooking method where food is placed in a vacuum sealed bag (Hey, we sell vacuum sealers that do just that!) and the bag is placed in a hot water bath. By placing the food in a vacuum bag as you cook it, the juices, flavors, and aromas stay sealed inside with nowhere to go. One of the advantages of cooking sous...


Eight useful tips to know before you start vacuum sealing

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Eight useful tips to know before you start vacuum sealing

Before using your new vacuum sealer, remember that it is not a substitute for refrigeration or freezing. Also, when choosing which foods to vacuum seal, only use foods that are fresh; sealing food that has already begun to deteriorate only slows down the process. When reheating vacuum bags in the microwave, always puncture the bag open to allow air to escape. You can also simmer the bagged food to allow it to retain is flavor – all the flavor stays sealed in the bag – in the water at all a low simmer at 170°F (75°C). You should pre-freeze meat...


I only recently learned to cook

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I only recently learned to cook

I only recently learned to cook. For the most part, I either ate a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich from the bodega around the corner for breakfast, some takeout for lunch, and mom and dad’s cooking for dinner. Then I moved into my own place and I learned the hard way that you can’t do takeout and frozen TV dinners for every meal and still afford to pay rent without tightening your belt or getting roommates. Seeing as my apartment is tiny and still cost an arm and a leg in rent, I had to learn how to cook. Full...

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