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Yup, you can use any small food safe receptacle.


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Yes, from a food safety perspective, this is a terrible idea and not safe. Shelf life of ground meat Typical recommendations for ground meat is 1, max. 2 days in the refrigerator. Ground meat has a very large surface area and the grinding step can mix bacteria that previously were only on the surface of a whole piece (and unable to penetrate) throughout ...


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"Invent your own sausage recipe" is not generally recognized as safe. Following an established/tested recipe/procedure is highly advisable. Many of the toxins formed by organisms that make food go bad are themselves heat stable - not removed by cooking, even if cooking kills the organism that made the toxins in the first place. You are playing the food ...


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In many kitchens, certain staple items are a source of both the item, and its container for re-use. Don't know if that's what's going on in the pictured kitchen, but it certainly goes on at the one professional kitchen I have some regular inside contact with. Sour cream tubs, mozzerella ball buckets, fish boxes all get re-used (after cleaning and sanitizing, ...


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Around here, they're called 'deli containers'. Those are specifically the heavier weight ones that can deal with hot foods. I don't see delis using them much anymore (they've switched to thinner, less expensive ones), but all of the restaurants near me that sell soup as takeout use them. They generally go for $0.08 to $0.20 in bulk, depending on how many ...


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The plastic containers you depict are easily obtainable as to-go containers at restaurant supply stores. They are known as plastic to-go bowls or containers.


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Those containers look to be about 16 oz to me. If you search for "16 oz disposable containers with lids" you should find what you are looking for. I found these on Amazon UK, which cost about £10 for 50. They are microwaveable and dishwasher safe, so can be reused.


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This should be a hint: ...stackable and come with lids and seem relatively sturdy. If they're relatively sturdy, then they're not really disposable. There's no need for something to be sturdy if you're going to throw it away after one use. So, look for plastic containers that suit your needs, and reuse them until they break. If they're on the cheap ...



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