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Transporting Perishables

Posted on Friday, July 10, 2009 in Deep Dish, Favorite Finds, Going Green, Happy Home

When you commute between homes, have specific diet needs or feed children you find yourself bringing food back and forth and trying to maximize each trip to the market. When I plan for a weekend of entertaining, I love to cook things that make good leftovers and are easy to reinvent in the next dinner. I also plan my menus out in advance so that I can shop locally for any items that the town market won’t have and transport it on my way out of town.

 

The perfect accessories are coolers and containers. These are few of my favorites.

 

LLbean- the classic canvas tote, good for dry foods and walking the farmers market.

 

llbean

 

 

Flee a company I discovered when living in Boson, water resistant and super cute fabricsflee-berry-pink-bag

 

Coleman, the Standard cooler made by a company that knows the outdoorscoleman-cooler

 

Crate & Barrel, sort of cheesy, but insulated and practical so you can’t argue with that.cb-green-bag

 

Gladware Family Pack- Head to your BJs or Costco and pick up the Family Variety Pack….they are the best and don’t throw away the box it is so nice to grab the whole thing from the cabinet when it is cleanup time after a big meal.

gladware

Happy Eating!

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