Is it bad to put steaming hot food like meat and veggies in a plastic container or ziplock bag right away? Does it partially melt the plastic or anything? Sometimes I'm in a hurry and have to do this...
Yes, it is bad, when you heat up plastic and put it in contact with food, it bleeds BPA and other Hormone disruptive chemicals, I would rather use aluminum foil or a glass container.
I save all of the glass jars from any products I buy from the store, like sauces and almond butter..etc I usually wash them really well and run the m through the dishwasher and re-use them to store things like rendered duck fat, ghee or home made... (more)
Looking to switch from plastic to glass food storage containers to avoid. Are all the brands the same?? Is there a safer brand or all they all pretty safe as far as chemicals and toxins?
If this has been posted before I apologize. I just read this article put out by the Endocrine Society on just how bad plastics (even BPA free) plastics are. I had an idea plastic was garbage, but did not know it was so extensive.... (more)
Say this guy you know, before embracing and stroking Paleo lovingly, thought he should own every gluten-free flour and starch known to the human race, and a variety of sugars on top of that. I know, barking mad he seems. What Paleo repurposing... (more)
I often carry food to work in canning jars. They come in various sizes, but share common lid sizes, which is convenient. Also, the wide-mouthed jars are safe for freezing. So you can freeze your leftover soup, then just throw the frozen jar in... (more)