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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...


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...