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    Default What to store milk in?

    So...for the small freezer stash that I may be creating...what are my storage container options? Do I *have* to use the disposable milk bags, or is there a less wasteful option (that still allows me to know which milk is older)?
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    Default Re: What to store milk in?

    Glass bottles. Or a Milkmaid rotating system. And I know some EPers freeze in ice cube trays, with each cube being about 1oz.
    Susan
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    Default Re: What to store milk in?

    Ok. ...is freezing in plastic (reusable) ok too?
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    Default Re: What to store milk in?

    Quote Originally Posted by @llli*elisabetsey View Post
    Ok. ...is freezing in plastic (reusable) ok too?
    I used these with no problem. I liked not being able to drop/lose the lids to these too. I hated the bags for the waste and also because I always ended up dropping them and then they leak
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    Default Re: What to store milk in?

    I freeze in plastic bottles that say they are freezer safe. It's been fine so far.
    ~ Megan

    Mommy to Alex (born 2/27/11) and Katie (born 3/31/14)

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