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Old 05-03-2011, 07:50 PM   #1
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What to do with Slaw?

I've got a catering gig for 125..........It's a drag, set up and drop. What should I put the slaw in for a serving container? I'm using foil pans for everything else but wasn't sure what to do with the slaw since the foil pans might react with a vinegar base slaw dressing. Any ideas? Thanks.
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Old 05-03-2011, 08:54 PM   #2
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Re: What to do with Slaw?

Never done a catering gig, but for larger parties I use the cheap ($1 or $2) black plastic bowels I get for the restaurant supply house. I use a smaller one, but I have seen a larger one, they are throw a way and they do offer lids too.
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:43 AM   #3
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Re: What to do with Slaw?

Thanks BBQzz..i'll try that.....goin to RD today.
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Re: What to do with Slaw?

Just put some plastic wrap in the foil half pan. Works for us. I wish someone made a cheap plastic half pan. That sure would be handy for cold sides. Snap on lids would be cool too. I kind of don't care for the bowls as I think they take too much room in the cooler. (if they fit)

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Old 05-04-2011, 03:13 PM   #5
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Re: What to do with Slaw?

After going to RD today and seeing that 4 to 6 big plastic throw away bowls were $18 n change I gotta go another route. I might try your idea Pigs but first i'm gonna go to the thrift stores and see if I can find some cheap but nice glass bowls. The gig is for 125 people so a $4.00 dollar bowl won't kill my profits.
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If you have a dollar store out there you should check there. I have one right by me and sometimes I'm very surprised with what they have.
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If you have a dollar store out there you should check there. I have one right by me and sometimes I'm very surprised with what they have.
Nice. Never even thought of the dollar store. Wow, not sure I should be so excited about the dollar store. Hahaha!
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If you have a dollar store out there you should check there. I have one right by me and sometimes I'm very surprised with what they have.
Nice. Never even thought of the dollar store. Wow, not sure I should be so excited about the dollar store. Hahaha!
I know what you mean lol
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If you have a dollar store out there you should check there. I have one right by me and sometimes I'm very surprised with what they have.
Nice. Never even thought of the dollar store. Wow, not sure I should be so excited about the dollar store. Hahaha!
I know what you mean lol
Thanks Chuck. I went to the Dollar Tree this mornin and found clear plastic bowl. They are perfest and only $1.00! So I bought 10 of em so this won't happen again. haha along with a bunch of other $h1t that I didn't really need. No worries tho, everything was only a buck! hahahaa! Wow, again I shouldn't really be this excited about the dollar store.
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If you have a dollar store out there you should check there. I have one right by me and sometimes I'm very surprised with what they have.
Nice. Never even thought of the dollar store. Wow, not sure I should be so excited about the dollar store. Hahaha!
I know what you mean lol
Thanks Chuck. I went to the Dollar Tree this mornin and found clear plastic bowl. They are perfest and only $1.00! So I bought 10 of em so this won't happen again. haha along with a bunch of other $h1t that I didn't really need. No worries tho, everything was only a buck! hahahaa! Wow, again I shouldn't really be this excited about the dollar store.
Yeah but when you find what you need...

Glad my suggestion helped!
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