Reynolds Discontinues the Amazing Handi-Vac Food Storage System!
I have one question beyond the obvious “Why?” and that is: Where are the protesters wrapped in aluminum foil? Where are the supermarket sit ins? Where are the throngs of angry crowds in the streets tossing their freezer burned steaks at the police? Where are the homemakers down on their knees in anguish with their arms stretched up towards the Gods crying out for icicle-free food? And even more important, why wasn’t I alerted before my stash of handi-vac bags had been depleted? Okay, so that’s more than one question. Sue me.
I had found what I believed to be the most handy and useful kitchen appliance/tool since the toaster oven: The Reynolds Handi-Vac Vacuum Food Storage System. The system consists of the Handi-Vac and the Handi-Vac freezer bags. Simply place your food product into the Handi-Vac bag, seal it, and start pumping out the air. Just like those systems that costs hundreds of dollars, this handy $9.99 tool sucked all the air out of the freezer bag, keeping our meats and veggies and just about anything else absolutely freezer burn free for months and months and months and all at a fraction of the cost. We even used it to keep cheese and lunch meats fresher longer. In fact, it kept my scrapple fresh for weeks longer than it would have had I put it in a conventional bag… (more…)