Three Things to Consider When Buying Freezer Bags

Just say no to freezer burn with the right zip-top freezer bags

Freezer bag full of leftover food
Which kind of freezer bags are right for you?Elena Shashkina

Diving into a full chest freezer can be like taking a stroll down memory lane. Thoughts of past hunts and fishing trips come rushing back as you sift through bags of backstraps and fillets to find your next meal. Be sure to honor the critters you plan to put on the table by properly storing them in a quality freezer bag.

Solimo Freezer Gallon Bags

Solimo Freezer Gallon Bags

Gallon-size freezer bags should be used for family-size meals—or if you plan to have leftovers.Solimo

Size Matters

Quart versus gallon. It’s a debate as old as time itself. Okay, maybe not, but it’s important to use the right size bag for the contents you place inside. Too much empty space increases the chance for ruinous freezer burn to strike.

Ziploc Gallon Slider Storage Bags

Ziploc Gallon Slider Storage Bags

A slider can help prevent freezer burn, as it allows you to quickly close the bag before air can enter.Ziploc

Closure

While most freezer bags feature a double seal for added security, some have a handy slider that makes closure fast and easy. Sliders are great for preventing unwanted air from entering and guarantee a full, hermetic seal. The peace of mind that your food is secure is usually worth the extra cost.

MOICO Reusable Silicone Food Storage Bag

MOICO Reusable Silicone Food Storage Bag

Food-grade silicone is BPA-free, eco-friendly and dishwasher safe.MOICO

Reusability

Reusable bags are made from a variety of durable, BPA-free materials, many of which are dishwasher safe. They cut down on the amount of plastic that ends up in landfills or waterways, and are easy on the wallet over time, too.

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