[Sca-cooks] seal-a-meal clones

Anne-Marie Rousseau dailleurs at liripipe.com
Thu Mar 29 07:08:46 PDT 2007

On picking a seal a mealer gadget...

One of my primary concerns was availability of the bags. I ended up going
with the one that sealed, sucked ;) and that was about it, but whos bags I
could get a my local Fred Meyers (a PacNW based chain that isn't going to go
anywhere :)) as well as CostCo.

I actually had a "real" seal a meal but couldn't find the bags except
online. One may be able to use different bags on them, but I wanted to be


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Malkin commented:
<<< Hint
   don't use it for bread unless you have the option of sealing without
vacuum.  >>>

Okay, why? Do you then end up with dried, rock hard bread? Or  
something else?

(Who, after the comments about these here over the years, is probably  
going to buy one, but last time he got serious about one, got tied up  
in all the options and sizes and some that do containers as well as  
bags etc, that no decision was made. I almost got one for this last  
Gulf Wars, but was able to join a food plan with wonderful, although  
non-period food, so didn't get one for this Gulf Wars)

There is a Florilegium file on this kind of thing, but it isn't  
specific to the sealing type seal-a-meal type bags.

bag-cooking-msg   (24K)  3/22/03    Using plastic bags to warm pre- 
cooked foods
                                        at SCA events.
THLord Stefan li Rous    Barony of Bryn Gwlad    Kingdom of Ansteorra
    Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas           
StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
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