FoodSaver® Freeze 'N Steam™ Microwave Quart Heal-Seal Cooking Bags,16 Count
A bit too large
This bag holds a lot of food! I like to make soup and save it for my kids. I use the quart-size bags b/c there is no other size of microwave bags. It is a pleasure to use them and wonderful to put them in the microwave and not worry that they'll explode, however, I WOULD LIKE TO SEE FOODSAVER MAKE A PINT SIZE MICROWAVE BAG! They are expense and a portion-size for soup is about 2 cups max. These bags can hold almost 4 cups so I feel like I'm wasting money on using such a large bag.
August 28, 2013
Perfect for microwaving fresh vegetables.
I use these to prepare fresh vegetable combinations for my husband. I make them up for a week at a time. Because there is no oxygen getting to them, the enzymes in the vegetables do not interact & try to "kill" each other by using each other as "compost". The 7th pack, 7 days later, is as fresh as the first one. Since I make combinations by weight of each vegetable, making up 7 at a time is definitely more convenient. I have been using these for over a year. Thank you.
June 24, 2014
Fantastic for Microwave!
These bags work just as well as the commercial pre-packaged microwave fresh vegetables you can buy at the grocery.
- The bag is composed of a quality, substantial material.
- Brussels sprouts were perfectly cooked in 4 minutes.
- There is a small air hole built in to release steam when microwaving.
- The base of the bag will stand, but it could be a little wider to accommodate bulkier items (e.g.: a stuffed pepper).
It would be even better with a zipper!
April 24, 2014
Use for backpacking - save space and washing dishe
I just started using the Freeze 'n Steam bags for backpacking. Just measure out the dehydrated meals from your bulk purchase of meals (dehydrated meals cut weight and bulk saves money), seal in the Freeze 'n Steam bags (saves space in your backpack and you can see what the meal is without labeling), open the bag on the trail and add boiling water, steep and eat (saves washing bowls and conserves water). Great - convenient and cost effective!
April 17, 2012
Freshness is the best feature
I wish I had one of these food sealers years ago. Would have saved me money. I like to bake and this is one way of preserving my favorite scones when I bake in big batches. I seal six at a time.
Then I always have fresh scones of various types in my freezer for guests.
I am giving vacuum sealer as Christmas gifts this year.
Second use is vacuum packing perfume and make up for travel by plane. Everything arrives in perfect condition.
November 1, 2013
I use these bags at least 3 times a week and I hope they are always available. Even fresh corn-on-the-cob turns out just great. For low fat/low cal healthy food I spray a little no calorie butter spray in the bag with veggies and sprinkle a vegetable seasoning over all and microwave--delicous! I would love to see these bags in a larger size.
June 29, 2011
Seal & Steam
I love this product. I have divided up portions of veggies that come in packages that are too large for me. Now I can heat what I need and it is fresh, wonderful and convenient. Just divided up veggie casserole. I know it will make it easy to cook, seal & save and heat. Hooray. I am just learning but expect continued joy in not wasting food.
November 10, 2015
Microwave plus Foodsaver, great match
Like being able to make my own microwave steam bags. Been buying the pre-made for years and love the convenience. Put a 4 for ease of use because I can't figure out the cheddar cheese to broccoli ratio. So far haven't managed it. Cheese turns into a brick. But the broccoli comes out great, just have to add butter afterwards.
November 11, 2013
This product works great!
I do a lot of crock pot cooking and find these to be great for freezing single portions for future use. Much better that containers that can result in freezer burn. I just wish they came in Pint size for smaller portions, but that is neither here or there. I won't stop buying them
because they are the Cat's Meow.
December 29, 2014
I love these steamer bags!!
Makes steaming veggies in the micro very easy. You don't loose any of the goodness of the veggies when steamed in the bags. Plus it's very fast.
I use them each time I want to steam my veggies.
I do have two wishes..
1. That our local Wal-Mart Super Center would carry these
2. That they weren't quite as expensive.
June 11, 2014
Seal and steam Great Product
Love the cooking bags. I use them for fresh corn cut off the cob ,add some butter seal and they are ready to use direct from the freezer to the microwave. can also use for liquids by filling, freezing upright and then sealing. not as difficult to use this way
and a lot neater.
September 11, 2014
I like these!
I started using these bags a few months ago, and I really like them. I've tried to get away from buying the frozen microwave vegetables and other heat and eat type goods from the store, and these bags make it a lot easier. I like being able to freeze vegetable from my garden with my own sauce or seasonings rather than be limited by what's available at the grocery store. It's also a lot cheaper than plunking down $3.00 or more for a handful of vegetables coated in some type of sauce. In addition to vegetables, I like to fill them with home made soup, pasta, or casseroles to freeze for meals during the week. The bags hold quite a bit of food which is good in most cases, but a pint size bag would be the ideal size to have for those of us who like to take our lunch to work. It would be great to grab a small bag of frozen vegetables or spaghetti out of the freezer to take to work. Sure I can still use the regular Foodsaver pint size bag, but those don't stand up for easy filling like these!
March 11, 2015
These bags are great, especially when cooking for 2-3 people. I buy frozen vegetables in bulk, come home and seal them in these bags, and throw them in the freezer.
When I'm ready to cook a veggie for a meal, I grab a bag and it is already the correct portion and cooks quickly.
February 28, 2015
Great for garden vegetables
I love the microwave freeze & steam bags. They make preserving the garden harvest quick and easy and heating a snap. I like that even after several months in the freezer, the edges of the bags do not crack and break open as I have been experiencing with name brand zip top bags.
January 8, 2014
Great for all veggies
I have used these bags on both fresh and frozen veggies and they have come out better than cooking on the stove top. What is cool about them is you can buy large bags of frozen veggies and then devide them into meal size potions so you only need to grab one bag if you are in a hurry.
December 30, 2013
Microwave pouch .
Good for the garden, green beans, sweat peas, corn.
November 22, 2015
All of the air would not come out of these bags
These microwave bags did not seal properly. My husband tried several different bags out of the box and none of them would completely vacuum seal, there was still alot of air left in them. All other type of bags worked great! Will not purchase these microwave bags again.
August 14, 2014
Best product ever!
Excellent product, do most of my microwave cooking including fish with these bags no mess and they are great in the microwave and in the freezer. Hightly recommend them to anyone who wants to keep cooking mess down to the bare minimum.
November 30, 2013
These are great to have. Didn't even know that they had these until I came on this site and I'm glad that I did. Great size, love the timing chart on each bag so even my daughter can do this without asking! Will definitely order more in the future.
January 23, 2012
Easy to use. good value.. I vegetables in bulk and this allows me to bring them home and put in to serving size portions, seal and freeze with no worry about freshness when I open to use.. never freezer burned, or just all that ice on the veggies..
April 7, 2015
Great time saver
The microwave bags are a great time saver. I can prepare ahead of time many meals put them in the bags freeze them and when needed microwave for 3 to 5 seconds and have the side dishes I need, no mess no fuss.
February 20, 2015
Best bags ever
My husband and I buy big bags of frozen vegetables from costcos and put enough for the two of us in those bags. They only take a couple of minutes in the microwave and they are ready to eat. We love them
September 22, 2014
Does not hold a quart of food
I bought this item to freeze vegetables. The "FoodSaver® Quart-Size Freeze 'N Steam™ Microwave Cooking Bags" would not hold my asparagus, even after I snapped off 1/3 of the stem. These Microwave cooking bags need to be larger,
December 12, 2014
FoodSaver® Freeze 'N Steam™ Microwave Cooking Bags
These bags are wonderful for the two of us. We can buy frozen vegetables in large bags and divide them into servings.
We put seasonings in the bag before sealing. No more leftovers.
Great value and we highly recommend them.
June 3, 2015
Saves time and money
Ny only is this product good for freeze and microwave, it's very good for microwaving fresh veggies. Add whatever spices, butter ect. The nutrients are not boiled away.
July 30, 2015
Love this product!
This is the greatest product. Freeze and then steam in the microwave, doesn't get much better than that! I buy by bulk at Costco and then package the freeeze/steam bags and they are wonderful.
October 7, 2014
Great sealer/steamer bags for all veggies, meats, fish. I would like to see another bag with the same width with another 3 inches longer or 3" wider & 3" longer.
October 27, 2014
My husband and I love the microwave steam bags. Huge time saver. Meals can be prepared ahead of time, put in the freezer, and then microwaved when ready. Also, perfect for steaming fresh vegetables.
April 6, 2015
A Great Buy
I love these bags. I use them for all my cheeses, lunch meat, and little things. These bag help things stay fresher longer and taste better. I am on my second hand held sealer. My daughter took the other. LOVE IT
February 26, 2015
First time user
This was the first time I had used this product. I got a great buy on fresh asparagus so I blanched them & put them in the steam bags. Microwaved them for 2 minutes from the freezer & they were perfect.
May 19, 2014