This is my favorite portable vacuum sealer for sealing Mason jars, specifically for my chopped lettuce, but it works for so much more.
Prepare jars of chopped lettuce that stay fresh and crisp for 9-12 days. Avoid the drudgery of making salad everyday. Makes it easy and convenient to eat healthy.
A discussion about adding additional vegetables to vacuum-packed salad in a jar
In a test comparing vacuum-packed cut lettuce with unsealed cut lettuce in a jar topped with a paper towel, I wanted to see which method, preserved cut lettuce the best and for the longest amount of time. You might be surprised at the results.
If you’re having difficulty getting lids to seal when vacuum-packing Mason jars, read these 10 tips.
If you’ve been wanting to try “Salad in a Jar” but don’t own a vacuum-pack machine, try this penny-pincher’s method before you invest. I included a video to show you how to do it.
I ran an experiment with Romaine lettuce to see if a plastic knife is a suitable substitute for vacuum-packing lettuce in glass jars
Learn how using a handheld vacuum sealer and Mason Jars can save you money by preserving freshness in all kinds of food longer than normally expected.
An experiment to prove that vacuum packed lettuce will stay fresh up to 2 weeks
Here’s some new ideas to what to add to salad to make it less boring, especially when you take it to the office.