Freezer containers are great for freezing foods that aren’t perfectly solid (foods high in liquid content), although they can be used to freeze solid foods as well (freezer bags are also great for solid foods). What’s great about them is that they’re reusable – you buy a set of containers once and use them for years.
There are two disadvantages of freezer containers – they take a lot of space in the freezer and often after transferring food into the container, there’s a lot of head space in it. Lot of head space means there’s a lot of cold air in the container and cold air is responsible for freezer burn. If you plan to keep solid food in the container in the freezer for the long-term, consider wrapping it with heavy-duty aluminum foil to reduce freezer burn.
Below are few of the best and top rated freezer containers available on the market.
It’s a set of stackable square-shaped containers. The set includes one 5-cup container that measures 7″ x 7″ x 3.4″ and two 3-cup containers that measure 7″ x 7″ x 2.3″. The bases are clear, so you can easily see what’s in the containers. Since they’re stackable, they don’t take a lot of space when stored. If you’re looking for a set of high quality versatile food containers that can be used in refrigerator, freezer, microwave (defrosting) and are dishwasher safe, this one is definitely worth considering.
Here’s a pack of 24 32-ounce (1-quart) freezable food containers with lids. They are reusable and dishwasher safe. If you wish, you can put them straight into the microwave to thaw their contents. You can use them for storing anything from ice cream and yogurts to soup leftovers. When storing liquids remember to leave some head space! Also, lids fit tightly and keep on well. If you’re looking for a pack of containers great for liquid foods, these ones are a great choice. You can also buy a pack of 36 16-ounce containers if that’s what you need.
It’s a set of plastic storage containers with lids that fit securely. You can choose whether you’d like containers with capacity of one quart, half-gallon or one and a half pints. They also stack well. Please remember to label them when you put them into the freezer because you can’t see what’s inside. If you’re looking for inexpensive storage containers you can use to freeze dishes, it’s a great choice.
This is a set of plastic storage containers that includes 12 2-cup containers with lids, 8 1.5-pint containers (there is an error in the product description on Amazon), 6 1-quart containers and 4 1/2-gallon containers, all of them with lids. If you freeze a lot of foods and dishes, this set might be a great way to organize your freezer. It’s quite a lot of containers for an affordable price, so if you’re planning on freezing large amounts of food in the nearest future, this set is definitely worth consideration.