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Offline DenaliPete

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What container do you store starter in?
« on: May 20, 2013, 02:36:12 AM »
I've found that at times I've encountered recipes that require 4-500 grams starter, which was more than my large glass jar (I imagine 1 or a little larger, it's from a large jar of Adam's natural peanut butter) could handle. 

Do you folks keep your starter in large quantities?  If so, what is the most appropriate storage?  I've got a few large plastic tupperwares that could accomodate more volume but I want to see what other people use for storage besides glass jars.

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Re: What container do you store starter in?
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2013, 05:53:54 AM »
I use a cambro 1 qt container for mine.   If i needed a larger quantity I would use a larger cambro container

http://www.cambro.com/Products/Food_Storage/Round_Storage_Containers/10737419161/1033.aspx
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Re: What container do you store starter in?
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2013, 01:59:34 PM »
I use a Cambro 1 quart as well. I drilled a small hole in the top to relieve the pressure. I usually have around 1/2 - 3/4 cup of starter, but obviously could do way more if I need it.

Got a set of 3 from Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Cambro-RFS1PPSW3190-1-Quart-Food-Storage-Container/dp/B002PMV75S/?tag=pizzamaking-20

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Re: What container do you store starter in?
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2013, 02:21:17 PM »
I use 1qt mason jars with 2-part lids. I keep it about 1/3 full at any given time. I seldom use more than 25g or so. But on occasion, I might use 1/4 - 1/2 cup, so that is no problem. If I was ever to need more, I could possibly need in a day or so. One thing I like about the mason jar is that I can have a fairly tight seal that is not gas tight if I so choose. This might not be possible in many plastic containers or glass containers with plastic lids.
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Re: What container do you store starter in?
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2013, 04:23:08 PM »
I store mine in the fridge in a plastic pitcher.

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