Author Topic: Silica Packets for bisquettes?  (Read 232 times)

Offline EpicAirFX

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Silica Packets for bisquettes?
« on: October 26, 2017, 09:23:12 am »
Does anyone know if it would be a good idea to keep Silica Packets in an air tight tote with your bisquettes?

It seems that no matter what i do they keep gumming up my smoker after the package has been open. 
I keep them in Ziplock bags currently

Offline Habanero Smoker

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Re: Silica Packets for bisquettes?
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2017, 01:21:25 pm »
Hi EpicAirFX;

Welcome to the forum.

It wouldn't hurt. When I have an open package I also store them in a freezer Ziploc bag, then into a plastic container, and that works well to protect them from humidity during storage.

Make your vent is open wide enough so that there is no smoke and/or vapors backing up into your generator. That can also cause the problem you are describing. Keep the vent at least 1/2 to 3/4 open.


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Offline Gafala

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Re: Silica Packets for bisquettes?
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2017, 04:36:59 pm »
You could also use your Vacuum Sealer. I have done that to keep for long periods of time.
 
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Re: Silica Packets for bisquettes?
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2017, 02:03:28 am »
Vacuum sealing is another good option. I was in Walmart the other day, and Food Saver has these easy seal/peel bags. you can open them without cutting the bag, and if I read it correctly, they can be reused. They are a little more expensive than the regular bags.


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