Made from new-age silicon rubber, these lids will impress even the toughest kitchenware afficionado.
Any bowl, or any shape, that has a flat surface, can be sealed quickly, easily and safely, with these amazing Vacuum Covers.
Drop it on, tap it once, and it's sealed air-tight.
Easy to open, simply grab the small tab on the edge, and peel open without any effort at all! So simple, you won't believe it until you see it for yourself!
Dishwasher and microwave safe. Being silicon, these lids are thermally stable and can double as heatproof mats to help protect delicate surfaces, and won't melt in the microwave like plastics can do.
Frankly, even after the demonstration right in front of my eyes. I was dubious about their claims... so I was determined to put them through their paces.
First off, the "baked beans in the microwave" test... usually, when my young son nukes up a bowl of beans I end up with a good 10% of them in various states of explosive decompression stuck to every inner surface, and a moat of sauce to contend with. This time, probably because I was in a bit of sceptic mood, the bowl was fuller than normal, and yet when it came time to remove the bowl there were no popbeans stuck to the cavity walls, no ring of sauce to ford over to reach the bowl. These lids kept the contents... well, as contents... instead of interior decor.
Secondly, the 'Ouchie' test... Of course, since the bowl was red hot from contact with the hot beans and sauce, I wasn't about to grab it with unprotected hands. Knowing that silicon is an excellent insulator, I used the larger of the two lids as a fold-over oven mit. This allowed me to pick the bowl out of the nukebox and place it on the wooden chopping board without screaming in pain or dropping it. So I guess it passed that test well enough.
Last test, the fridge survival test. A bowl of Tune Munchie Mix needed to be stored in the fridge with some fresh cheeses, and I didn't want to contaminate the flavours, so I had to isolate the fish stuff... grab the bowl, drop on a lid, tap the center lightly to expel some air and form a vacuum lock, and pop it in the fridge.
A few days later I retrieved the cheese and gave it a good sniff 'n' taste test... sure enough, no fishy smells or flavours, and the strong cheese hadn't affected the munchie mix... but that was kinda expected really. Third test passed with flying colours.
Overall, these are a valuable addition to any kitchen. Both functional and adaptable, these lids will find uses when you need them the most. great to have for BBQ's and parties, you can keep the food sealed and fresh, yet easy to open by even children... even when vacuum-sealed, the lids simply peel off. If you can even imagine a use for these, you should have a set on hand. But I MUST strongly make one point... despite the appearance, the little raised bar of silicon in the very middle is NOT a handle, and should not be used as one. It is there for structural reasons only, and consumers are advised NOT to attempt to pick up or carry a bowl by the lid.
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