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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #25 on: May 07, 2013, 07:23:58 PM »
Maybe it is, maybe it isn't, but in any case, I don't know why you would want to create a liability for yourself by suggesting it is safe when you have no idea if it is or not?  ???
Exactly my point; Walmart's lawyers/buyers want to be double sure that any product in the house is safe. No matter how much you slobber on it, no?  They take the "maybe" out of the equation.
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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #26 on: May 07, 2013, 07:30:53 PM »
Exactly my point; Walmart's lawyers/buyers want to be double sure that any product in the house is safe. No matter how much you slobber on it, no?  They take the "maybe" out of the equation.

No, I'm talking about Chicago Bob creating a liability for Chicago Bob by speaking out of his rear end. It's like waving someone on at an intersection. You should never do it.
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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #27 on: May 07, 2013, 08:02:10 PM »
No, I'm talking about Chicago Bob creating a liability for Chicago Bob by speaking out of his rear end. It's like waving someone on at an intersection. You should never do it.
I think you would be hard pressed to find any item at WalterWorld that is made from the "bad" plastic.Think....about all those terribly cute ::) babies one see's at WW slobbering and sucking on something plastic while cruising around in their baby seats.
Oh, to be young again and have babies.... ::) >:( :angel: :o

I think is the operative word here.

Maybe it is, maybe it isn't, but in any case, I don't know why you would want to create a liability for yourself by suggesting it is safe when you have no idea if it is or not?  ???

Now we get to the gist of the legalities...Bob never suggested.

No, I'm talking about Chicago Bob creating a liability for Chicago Bob by speaking out of his rear end.


I do appreciate your concern about which end I am speaking out of though cause I have been known to mess up if given the chance.  ;D

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #28 on: May 07, 2013, 08:06:44 PM »
Exactly my point; Walmart's lawyers/buyers want to be double sure that any product in the house is safe. No matter how much you slobber on it, no?  They take the "maybe" out of the equation.
Bob,

I'm sure that Wal-Mart does not want to sell something that is knowingly harmful when used for its intended purpose, or might be the subject of a recall, but otherwise it can't spend its time worrying about every possible harm that a product might cause. For those cases, Wal-Mart would rely on indemnity by its suppliers in the event someone sues or threatens to sue Wal-Mart for a perceived harm resulting from use of any product sold by Wal-Mart. Every supplier agreement will have indemnity provisions. Even a supplier might be spared liability if a product is used for other than its intended purpose.

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #29 on: May 07, 2013, 08:27:42 PM »
Bob,

I'm sure that Wal-Mart does not want to sell something that is knowingly harmful when used for its intended purpose, or might be the subject of a recall, but otherwise it can't spend its time worrying about every possible harm that a product might cause. For those cases, Wal-Mart would rely on indemnity by its suppliers in the event someone sues or threatens to sue Wal-Mart for a perceived harm resulting from use of any product sold by Wal-Mart. Every supplier agreement will have indemnity provisions. Even a supplier might be spared liability if a product is used for other than its intended purpose.

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Indemnity can quickly turn unsplendidly. And I am not talking about intended use liability here (that too can become a can of worms, believe it).
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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #30 on: May 07, 2013, 08:49:58 PM »
I bet the artisan trays by DoughMate / Madan plastics would fit nicely and the work beautifully 5 275 g work best but I do 6 250 g I can get em  quick !
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John,

Pls give dimensions (and costs) for those!

I cant go past 16 x 13 on the L x W  Prefer 3 on the height.

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #31 on: May 08, 2013, 10:44:39 AM »

John, I love your idea of using your wine cooler for proofing.

I use small plastic container for individual dough ball, which I got from Walmart , they are stackable, and food grade.

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #32 on: May 08, 2013, 11:35:35 AM »
John, I love your idea of using your wine cooler for proofing.

I use small plastic container for individual dough ball, which I got from Walmart , they are stackable, and food grade.

Bert,

Can you take a pic of those, and give dimensions?

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #33 on: May 08, 2013, 11:36:50 AM »
John,

Pls give dimensions (and costs) for those!

I cant go past 16 x 13 on the L x W  Prefer 3 on the height.

Thanks


John K

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I am unable to PM you re: the dough trays. If anyone is in contact with JConk, pls. relay my message!

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #34 on: May 08, 2013, 12:17:31 PM »
JConk,

I am unable to PM you re: the dough trays. If anyone is in contact with JConk, pls. relay my message!

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #35 on: May 08, 2013, 12:20:23 PM »
Bert,

Can you take a pic of those, and give dimensions?

Thanks!

John K


Will do tonight

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #36 on: May 08, 2013, 12:52:56 PM »
Thanks Craig!

Thanks Bert!
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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #37 on: May 08, 2013, 01:26:24 PM »
Unless you are planning on storing wine, wouldn't it be easier to just add a second refrigerator to your garage, than converting that wine cooler? When the party is over, you will have extra fridge space. Just a thought.

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #38 on: May 08, 2013, 02:30:39 PM »
Unless you are planning on storing wine, wouldn't it be easier to just add a second refrigerator to your garage, than converting that wine cooler? When the party is over, you will have extra fridge space. Just a thought.

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Tom,

The combination of small size, price, and temp control on the wine cooler is what I was looking for. Originally I was going to get an external thermometer (Johnson Control, etc) and attach it to a small fridge, and I may still yet!

But we'll see how my setup works for now.

Most of the time I'm just doing about 10-15 dough balls anyways.

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #39 on: May 08, 2013, 02:40:52 PM »
Tom,

The combination of small size, price, and temp control on the wine cooler is what I was looking for. Originally I was going to get an external thermometer (Johnson Control, etc) and attach it to a small fridge, and I may still yet!

But we'll see how my setup works for now.

Most of the time I'm just doing about 10-15 dough balls anyways.

John K
Not to mention this has a very big cool factor.  :)
I know you are after control John...don't hurt to do it in style though. 8)
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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #40 on: May 08, 2013, 06:21:00 PM »
Not to mention this has a very big cool factor.  :)
I know you are after control John...don't hurt to do it in style though. 8)

Bob,

I'd gladly give up style for some good ol' leoparding!

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #41 on: May 08, 2013, 07:16:35 PM »
Pictures of the containers I use.


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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #42 on: May 08, 2013, 09:43:31 PM »
Bert, Thanks!

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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #43 on: May 09, 2013, 07:02:04 PM »
I emailed Sterilite, gave them the product #, and they responded quickly. I feel better about using these for my guests. Thanks Bill!

John K


John,

Thank you for contacting Sterilite.  Our products are made of polypropylene or polyethylene plastic, which are food safe materials.  These materials meet FDA requirements in the Code of Federal Regulations for all food contact excluding actual cooking applications. 

No Latex, BPAs (bisphenol A), PVCs, Teflon, or other stain resistant chemicals are used in our manufacturing process.

Sterilite does not use any harmful materials in the production of our products.

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Can I use this product safely to store food in, specifically bread dough for anywhere from 24 to 72 hours?

This is for home use, not commercial use.


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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #44 on: May 18, 2013, 08:35:43 AM »
My fridge is apparently not very good.

The digital readout stating the fridge's temp and the readout from my own temp probe differs by more than 12 degrees!!!! That's with only a 2500 g dough mass in it.

This'll be going back.  >:(


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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #45 on: May 18, 2013, 10:32:27 AM »
How much time did you give it to stabilize?
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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #46 on: May 18, 2013, 10:42:33 AM »
Don't want to high jack the thread but How do you like the Igrill?
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Re: Costco Proofing Fridge and Walmart Proofing Boxes
« Reply #47 on: May 18, 2013, 11:10:44 AM »
How much time did you give it to stabilize?

Mitch,

Sad to say 12++ hours.

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« Reply #48 on: May 18, 2013, 11:17:33 AM »
Don't want to high jack the thread but How do you like the Igrill?

I got the iGrill as a gift. It's very cool in that is has a graphing function (real time) so you can see trends. Also cool in that it reads out on your iPhone. But Bluetooth has limited range (20-25 feet for me).

Two probes of course. "Globe" function lets you tap on flags on map and you can see what others are cooking around the world ( if you care to do that type of thing.)

I would definitely purchase it again if I break this one.

There are obviously many cheaper options out there.

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« Reply #49 on: May 18, 2013, 12:06:04 PM »
Mitch,

Sad to say 12++ hours.

John K

Really too bad.  I have similar experience with a small portable Samsung refrigerator.  It does not have a temperature display/setting - it has the old fashioned 0-9 dial.  If I want to keep it in the 60's it is very hard to regulate.  A small adjustment can move it 10 degrees.  Similar fluctuations when you open the door.

Currently, I ferment my doughs (TXCraig1 style) in the crawl space, basement part of my house.  This time of year it stays in a range of roughly 60-68.  We are in the process of kitchen update planning and are thinking of a small fridge.  I suspect my dough needs will be (appropriately) banished to a small fridge in the garage.  I was hoping your find would do the trick.

- Mitch
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