Keep your breads fresh for longer with fancy bread bags whether you make your own at home or buy from a bakery. The good part is that most of them are made from the finest healthy materials with no chemicals or harmful additives. Besides you can also store other food items in them too, they are not just for bread!
How Do You Store Freshly Cut Bread Slices?
After going to the store to get some freshly baked loaves or the best bread for panini, the next step is to properly store the bread to maintain its freshness.
Best way to store freshly cut bread slices is to use custom bread bags made entirely for this purpose. They come in many form and sizes with different characteristics. Especially the natural linen made bread bags significantly improve shelf life. Put your freshly cut bread slices in the bread bag and either secure with a tie or pull the drawstring. You’re all set, your bread slices will remain fresh for much longer with this method.
Nowadays, home bakers have every tool they need to bake perfect bread at home; you can make healthy bread with a bread machine or Dutch oven the artisan style, slice perfectly with a serrated bread knife using the practical bread slicer, and then store with eco-friendly bread bags. Life is beautiful!
Some might think that some of these gadgets are optional but getting a good bread slicer and a serrated knife is mandatory if you want to make neat slices without smashing your bread. And your delicious homemade bread totally deserves to be showcased with proper slices. Learn more on how to use a bread slicer for making perfect slices out of your homemade bread.
Tip: You can further extend your bread’s shelf life if you cut your bread in the middle and put the ends together before you throw it in the bag. This further extends the lifespan of your homemade bread.
Bread Bags with Ties, Reusable – Blue Donuts
This is probably one of the most used bread bags for home baking. It is crystal clear, reusable and comes with ties so you can close them tightly in order to keep fresh. Rinse them by hand and you can reuse them easily.
If you are looking for a simple and fast solution then these bread bags are extremely handy. Any loaf size will fit into these; they are gusseted which allows them to enlarge according to your bread size. You can even freeze your bread inside these bags.
Heavy duty, thick and versatile; easily store your cake and bread pans in them. Great for bread-machine bread. I am 100% sure that you will definitely be pleased with the quality.
- 9 x 8.5 x 1 inches (fits any loaf size)
- FDA approved, completely healthy.
- Gusseted; fits any size.
- Comes with cable ties to keep fresh.
- Reusable if hand rinsed.
- Comes with 100 bread bags.
- Lightweight, strong and durable.
3 Pack- 100% Natural Flax Linen Bread Bags – Vie De Pain
These fancy bread bags are of premium quality; they are made from the finest materials available for your artisan breads. Comes in 3 pack with two different sizes. Store baguettes, rolls, oval sourdough, ciabattas and many more bread types in them.
Flax linen is better at keeping bread fresh for longer in comparison to paper or plastic bags. Linen attracts moisture naturally and prolongs your bread’s lifespan. They are handmade with strong cotton drawstrings. You can also use them decoratively on your bread bins or baskets. Hand wash with detergent and reuse. The linen will get softer with each wash.
- Two 11×15 inches bags and one 28 x 6 inches bag
- Antimicrobial and Anti-mold
- Eco-friendly and biodegradable
- Keeps your bread fresh for longer
- Multipurpose; food or kitchenware
- Handmade and durable
- Lightweight and portable
Organic Cotton Produce Bags, 5-Pack – Small Fish
A multipurpose, organic bag to store anything from bread to your kid’s toys. Unbleached and nontoxic material, made 100% from cotton/muslin. They are eco-friendly and you can even use them around baby products.
These breathable bags are a bit too versatile; you can either store your shoes or vegetables, pretty much anything you like. Extremely durable, you won’t see them tear off.
You can wash these by hand with cold water or in the washing machine. They dry very fast and would shrink slightly after first wash. Use them to carry groceries and cut down on the plastic you use; save the earth.
- 1 x 11.4 x 13.4 inches
- Organic – 100% Cotton
- Non-toxic and unbleached
- Breathable and heavy-duty
- 5 Pack – large size bags
2 Pack – Linen Bread Bag Reusable Natural – Homerzon
Specially designed for homemade artisan bread. These bags are large enough to store multiple breads in one bag. This is the 2-pack version and can hold a lot of bread.
Made out of breathable natural material (100% natural cotton – linen) which makes it perfect to control the airflow inside your bag. Breathable bags are great for artisan breads since the airflow inside simply prevents the bread to become soggy and stale. Linen is exceptional at storing homemade bread and also fights mold and bacteria. You can secure them with drawstring.
They are reusable, just hand wash in cold water. Dry and fold and they don’t take much space. Use it for breads, pastries, produce, and more.
- 4 x 5.7 x 2.4 inches
- Eco-friendly; %100 cotton/linen
- 2 Pack – large size bags
Bread bags are just a wonderful way to store your homemade bread. They simply keep your bread fresh for much longer. Most of them are very versatile and good for storing any kind of food or even other stuff. Especially the linen bread bags are excellent for keeping artisan style homemade bread fresh since they are breathable. Crusty bread needs to breath or it will go soft too fast. Another thing that I like very much is that these are mostly made either from organic or natural materials. And remember; using linen instead of plastic saves the earth!