DuraHome Food Storage Containers

Last updated date: October 29, 2019

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DuraHome Food Storage Containers

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Overall Take

This 44-pack of storage containers come in cup, pint and quart sizes with interchangeable lids. They're safe for use in the freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Use them to pack quick lunches or store leftovers. During our testing, we loved how affordable these were, as well as how easy they were to stack and store. In our analysis of 67 expert reviews, the DuraHome DuraHome Food Storage Containers placed 8th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note October 29, 2019:
Checkout The Best Storage for Leftovers for a detailed review of all the top storage for leftovers.

Expert Summarized Score
7 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
1,089 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Durahome will provide the pack of 24 containers and lids that can be put in microwave, freezer, refrigerator and dishwasher and claimed to be reusable and durable enough to use for a very long time. The lids is tight enough to prevent leakage and spillage.
- The Z8
They’re lightweight, ideal for packing lunch, and they're see-through so you always know what you’re grabbing. They nest neatly when they’re empty and stack tidily when they’re full. The lids are all interchangeable so you’re never left without a top.
- Real Simple
The containers have a transparent body and a transparent lid, making it easy to view their content; you can even use washable labels on them for efficiency.
- Food Shark Marfa
They're all constructed with durable, BPA-free polypropylene and airtight lids that pop on easily and don't leak. Best of all, the lids are "one size fits all," so you don't have to worry about matching them up with the right container when they come out of the dishwasher.
- Bustle
All the containers are freezer, microwave, and dishwasher-safe. Plus, each lid is also designed to fit all three container sizes and additionally make stacking them easy.
- Home Gear X
These heavy-duty plastic containers are sturdy enough to withstand both freezing and hot temperatures; you can use them to warm your food up or store cold goods and leftovers in the freezer.
- Top Ten Review Pro
Even with just a click on the lid (as opposed to latching on lids with rubber gaskets), liquid ingredients do not leak even if tipped sidewards or even inverted. This avoids the unfavorable mess in the freezer brought by spillage.
- My Food Seal
What experts didn't like
One word of caution: not all deli containers are created equal. If they are truly clear, they are likely not dishwasher safe—you’ll know when they melt in there.
- Real Simple
The lid may be a little difficult to open
- Food Shark Marfa
You should note, however, that while the 32-oz containers are also stackable, they offer less stability than the other sizes.
- Home Gear X
The design may be too simple for more rigorous use
- My Food Seal

From The Manufacturer

Meet your new best friend in the kitchen! These clear plastic food containers are the perfect alternative to expensive containers. You don't need to use multiple dishes to eat a delicious meal. These containers easily withstand extreme temperatures - from the microwave to the freezer (up to 250 degrees Fahrenheit). Great for meal prepping, portion control and storing leftovers. Store foods, snacks, office supplies, toys, loose change - the possibilities are endless! DuraHome deli containers: Freezer Safe Dishwasher Safe Microwave Safe 100% BPA free FDA approved Interchangeable lids 3 convenient sizes - 8oz 16oz 32oz Stackable 44 Containers and lids in 3 convenient sizes will give you all the food storage options you need! 16 sets of 8oz. (cup size) 16 sets of 16oz. (pint size) 12 sets of 32 oz. (quart size) The containers nest together for compact storage. All lids are interchangeable. No more searching for the correct lid! Leak-Proof Confidently use them to store soups, sauces, condiments and baby food while keeping your refrigerator and freezer clean. Made of high quality 100% BPA free, toxin free food-safe FDA approved polypropylene. These round containers are a home staple! You are constantly going to find more ways to use them! Multi Purpose Use as organizers to store: Small toys Puzzles pieces Office supplies Jewelry Slime Arts & crafts Screws Loose change Microwave & Freezer Safe Make your life incredibly easy. Transfer your meals directly from the freezer to the microwave. Be sure to remove or vent the lid when used in the microwave Dishwasher Safe For hassle free clean up. Top rack recommended

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An Overview On Storage For Leftovers

Whether you’re whipping up holiday favorites, packing lunches or saving leftovers from your favorite takeout joint, one thing’s for sure: You’re going to need a great set of containers to store your leftovers. You could toss your Thanksgiving stuffing into a Ziploc bag or stuff your midday work snack into a flimsy sandwich bag, but you — and your food — deserve better. A fantastic set of reusable storage containers for your food is the best way to keep it fresh.

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Food storage containers come in an array of sizes, materials and colors. Glass containers are sturdy and generally safe to put in the microwave, oven and freezer. They’re also easy to see through, so you never lose track of that meal you cooked up a few days ago. However, they are heavier than plastic containers, and they can break or chip if you drop them.

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You might end up spending more than you’d like to with glass containers. Luckily, hard plastic containers are quickly catching up to glass in terms of durability and longevity. Most new plastic food storage containers are also BPA-free. Some are dishwasher, oven, freezer and microwave safe, but they still might break down over time. They’re also more likely to retain odors or colors from your food, but this can be prevented with proper care. 

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Locking lids are available on both glass and plastic containers. These lids offer a tighter seal that may keep your food fresher for longer. They can also prevent spills or leaks, which is vital when packing leftovers for lunch. 

Finding the right storage containers for your food will keep your tastebuds happy for days or weeks after you make your meal. Head over to our Tips & Advice for more hints on buying the right set.

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DWYM Fun Fact

If it seems like your food goes bad within a day or two after grocery shopping, you might need to heed some food storage advice. 

When you buy bananas, take them apart from the bunch when you get home. You can use a leftover cardboard six-pack holder to keep each banana safe and fresh.

Storing a loaf of bread in the fridge will protect it from mold, but it will also make your bread go stale more quickly. Keep your bread tightly closed in its original wrapping for maximum freshness.

It’s fine to keep commercial maple syrup in the pantry, but pure maple syrup doesn’t have the preservatives to survive on the shelf. Keep it in the fridge, then pour out a serving size and heat it up in the microwave when it’s pancake time.

The Storage For Leftovers Buying Guide

  • If you want a container that you can pop directly in the microwave or oven, look for a glass container with built-in vents under the locking lid. This type of lid provides the airtight storage you need to keep your food fresh and the convenience you need to reheat food in seconds. 
  • Make sure that any plastic containers you buy are marked “BPA-free.” BPA is an industrial chemical used to make certain plastics, and it was common in plastic containers until a few years ago. It can seep into food over time and cause health problems.
  • Many plastic containers are marked safe for ovens, freezers and microwaves, but consumer reviews beg to differ. If you want a guarantee that your plastic containers will last, wash them by hand and let them air dry.
  • Airtight containers should have a silicone seal built into the bottom of the lid. Look for this feature before you plunk down cash for a set that isn’t truly airtight.