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  • Chief Family Officer’s Third Anniversary Celebration: Giveaway #7 – Oliso Frisper Freshkeeper

    I love to cook, and I’ve found that a vacuum sealer can really speed up my week night dinner-making by allowing me to prep veggies and other foods over the weekend for use later on in the week. For instance, this past week, I cut a head of cauliflower into bite-size florets on Sunday and sealed it up until Friday, when I roasted it and made Roasted Cauliflower and Sardine Pasta.

    I want to make cooking easier for you, too. That’s why the final giveaway in Chief Family Officer’s Third Anniversary Celebration is an Oliso Frisper Freshkeeper ($99 value).

    The Frisper Freshkeeper uses a type of zip-top bag, so it’s very easy to use. Simply put the food in the bag, seal it up, then vacuum the air out. You can see the Frisper Freshkeeper in action at the Oliso web site.

    To enter, just leave a comment with your best kitchen tip. It doesn’t have to be about cooking, it just has to be kitchen-related.

    For an extra chance to win, subscribe to my feed via RSS or email and leave a separate comment telling me you have done so (or that you’re already subscribed).

    And for a third chance to win, write about this giveaway on your own site, then leave me a separate comment with a link to your post. It’s important that you leave a separate comment for each type of entry because each comment constitutes one entry.

    The giveaway ends at 6:00 p.m. PDT on Saturday, June 14. I’ll use Random.org to generate a number that corresponds with the winning comment.

    The winner will be announced here on CFO. If I can easily locate the winner’s email address, I will also email the winner. The winner will have 48 hours to claim their prize; otherwise a new winner will be randomly selected.

    One entry per type per person. Sorry, this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only.

    Good luck!


    1. camper223 says:

      Before spreading peanut butter on your bread, spray with pam spray helps from sticking. Save a tin can for draining your grease into instead of your sink drain, after it cools throw can and all away.
      Hopefully I will win this prize. I had one a long time ago but daughter borrowed to seperate and seal grandsons baby food for travel and daycare. She also used to seal bags of breastmilk for easier travel to hospital when grandson had open heart surgery.
      I let her keep mine but catch myself sometimes wanting to use it.
      thank you.

    2. Team Morris says:

      my best kitchen tip is to put a paper towel in a bag of lettuce or pre-made salad to keep it crispy! I subscribed, too! ๐Ÿ™‚

    3. boobles2 says:

      I am a subscriber, To keep your refrigerator clean so mold doesn’t grow and grow and grow.

    4. TheresaJenkins says:

      My kitchen tip is Microfiber towels and mop,they save time and money because they work with one swipe and mostly use water.

    5. Have all your ingredients out and ready to dump in the bowl/pot/pan as needed.

    6. Shannon says:

      Keep your counter tops clean, after cutting meats or veggies!
      So many germs live there!

    7. Fresh Girl says:

      To clean things like grills, keep a supply of old t-shirts cut into rags in the kitchen. Saves money because you don’t go through your paper towels as quickly! ๐Ÿ™‚

    8. i keep my favorite take-out place on speed dial for emergency meals just in case something goes wrong in the kitchen.

    9. momof4girls says:

      My favorite tip is to use coupons! Sign up for a website that matches the coupons to the local sales, and then rack up the savings. I’ve been doing this about a year,and it has saved my family so much money!

    10. Whippeteer says:

      to clean your kitchen floor, put booties on your dogs and let them go crazy!

    11. Sunshine Mama says:

      My kitchen tip is to wash zip lock bags and hang them to dry. You can get several uses out of each one.

    12. Channah says:

      My best kitchen tip is to use a slow cooker – throw the food in, and spend your time elsewhere, instead of in the kitchen!

    13. I’m pretty sure that both of my tips were covered:
      Clean as you go!
      Invest in good knives and keep them sharp!

    14. I always keep butter,cottage cheese,sour cream,etc.,containers to use as “tupperware”!

    15. sometimes I get stubborn stains on my kitchen countertop so I leave a little soapy water on it for a few minutes. most of the time the stain is gone within minutes

    16. Anonymous says:

      Use oven cleaner on the grill. Works great.

    17. Dorothy R. says:

      Thanks for contest, would love to win the great prize.

    18. matternu says:

      Nice prize,I need one of these.My tip is ,I use alot of fresh garlic and it can get on your hands and all you smell is garlic. If you wash your hands in mouthwash it taks away the scent and removes the oils. It works great!!

    19. mikeysbebe45 says:

      This would be really useful for my daughter who has special diet needs…I could cook & freeze away!

    20. I use a solution of vinegar and water to clean my wood floors. Safe for the kids…

    21. Chopsticks have many uses including stirring, testing doneness etc

    22. My favorite tip is to fill one compartment of a muffin tin about 1/3 full of water to prevent the other muffins from burning while cooking.

      onlycancan at hotmail dot com

    23. Anonymous says:

      Vinegar is great to clean with.

    24. baking soda is good for keeping your pots looking great.

    25. The Anderson Circus says:

      Keep healthier options at eye level – ie veggies on the shelves instead of in the drawer. Then you’re more likely to choose them!

    26. There are some awesome comments here – both funny and brilliant! I like to chill my onions before cutting them because they don’t hurt your eyes as much that way.

    27. calgirl says:

      My best kitchen tip is attaching a wooden shoe organizer to a cabinet to hold all those different loaves of bread, rolls, buns etc.

    28. Great prize

    29. ktoth04 says:

      My favorite kitchen tip is to freeze bread! It never goes bad, and I always eat my bread toasted anyway!

    30. ktoth04 says:

      subscribed via rss

    31. I wash my sponges in the dishwasher to disinfect them.

    32. Keep the kitchen counters free of clutter when cooking.

    33. microwave a moist dish sponge for 30sec – 1min to instantly kill germs. i do it to my small dish towels too. its much faster to keep it sanitary.

    34. kaylee8 says:

      Forget plastic containers – use bags and press and seal to create your own – takes us much less room in the frig!

    35. Samantha says:

      I wish I had some great kitchen tips, but I’m not very good in the kitchen! My slow cooker saves me. Thanks! uke9000 (at) gmail (dot) com

    36. bonnieann says:

      change your spoonge often no matter if it looks clean. i also put my spoonge in the diswasher to give it a good cleaning

    37. My favorite thing to do is chop up onions in one big batch (or peppers or almost any veggie) and flash freeze on a cookie sheet. Transfer to small sandwich type bags and place all the bags in a large freezer bag. Then you only have to mess up the kitchen once and you always have frozen veggies on hand. Boy if I won this giveaway it sure would help w/this! Thanks for such a fun giveaway!

    38. Michele P. says:

      we use a lot of lemons and limes when cooking, and I make sure to leave them out at room temperature for awhile and then roll them on the countertop before squeezing out the juice since you tend to get more juice that way.

    39. GinnyBerry says:

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    40. GinnyBerry says:

      Kitchen Tip:

      Freeze older bananas cut up in chunks to use in smoothies. If you find a sale on bananas, but more than you usually do, peel them and wrap in foil. Pop the wrapped bananas in a ziploc bag and place them in the freezer. When you crave a frozen dessert, pull out a banana, let it thaw a little and enjoy!

    41. Samantha P says:

      keep your pot holders handy, so u don’t burn yourself or your food

    42. Heather says:

      If you have tons of little cheese bags all over your ‘fridge, use a plastic container to round ’em up (and put them in expiration date order). That way, when you want cheese, you can grab the first bag you bought and prevent it from going all green and fuzzy. Do the same with other small objects (yogurt cups, small fruits) and you’ll be so much happier when you open that door.

    43. Katmagick says:

      Instead of throwing all those food scraps in the trash, start a compost pile. I am trying to go green with everything now a days. I keep a covered container in my sink for scraps and then add them to the composter outside.

    44. Got small amounts of veggies left after a meal? Don’t throw them out just because there isn’t enough to serve again. Freeze those small amounts and use them in soups and casseroles.

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    47. PowerSweepstaking says:

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    48. klp1965 says:

      my best tip is to keep the kids out of the kitchen..mine make messes everywhere ๐Ÿ™

    49. My Kitchen Tip: Heat some lemon juice and water in a bowl inside the microwave to make it easy to clean.

    50. jblanton1 says:

      we freeze water in coke bottles -16 and 20 oz and place in cooler to keep drinks and food cold without getting everything wet.