Organize your kitchen in style with this eight-piece glass jar set from Cook N Home. Three small canisters easily hold spices, while its larger jars are perfect for dry ingredients. With these clear jars, itll be easy to find what youre looking for....more
This Cook N Home canister and spice jar set boasts glass construction with stainless steel screw-on lids to keep foods and spices fresh. This set includes four canisters of various sizes as well as four 5-ounce spice jars.
One (1) 27-ounce jar (4.25 inches deep x 4.5 inches high)
One (1) 40-ounce jar (4.25 inches deep x 6.5 inches high)
One (1) 54-ounce jar (4.25 inches deep x8.5 inches high)
One (1) 74-ounce jar (4.25 inches deep x10.75 inches high)
Four (4) 5-ounce spice jars (2 inches deep x 3.25 inches high)
Materials: Glass/ stainless steel
Care and Use: Hand wash only, not for dishwasher, wipe dry immediately after wash
I love glass cansiters so I can see what's in them. This is a nice set - including 4 spice jars - which is different from others I've seen. I think it makes a lovely wedding gift for kids who need to complete their kitchen. I would recommend them to anyone who loves the look of spaghetti, macaroni, beans, etc on their counters.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? There is no color - it's glass and stainless - but it looks just the same as in the picture
Please tell us about the quality of the product. The quality seems good - it's for a wedding gift. I was a little disappointed about the lids - but there is nothing wrong with them - it's just the plain-ness.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? The description was right on - it's just my perception. I do like the set
I really like the style and size of these canisters. I was disappointed that the lids don't fit very tightly. The larger canisters have screw on lids but they are very light weight. The smaller "spice" jars have lids that don't seal airtight at all. The lid has a cover that "spins" to reveal either a larger opening or a 'shaker' type opening and it opens far too easily. I live in Florida and it's very humid. As a result, spices don't stay fresh too long in these containers.
I like this item a lot and will probably buy another set as we use a lot of pasta and storing remaining pasta in the boxes they come in is less than ideal for a household with many children (can't tell you how many times I've swept nearly a whole box of penne or spaghetti off the kitchen floor). Of course they are glass, but I've already dropped one, and it did fine (although our floor is linoleum, nothing hard like tile). They are on the heavier side than what I expected and the glass has more of a ruddy look to it- its a lot like the stuff my friend has from Europe- they're not this pristine super clear glass that looks brand new. That having been said, I've actually grown to appreciate that about this set as it lends kind of an old-world feel to it. All my pieces arrived undamaged and the set was delivered in about two days. A note about the spice shakers- I'm using them because I really love the way they look. However, they're not made quite as well as the canisters and the metal tops for them are a bit on the cheap side. I'm using them for my lesser reached for spices because they're just not as quick to use as the plastic pop-tops. But overall I'm very happy with this purchase.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. very good
How accurate was the on site description of the product? accurate
I use these for crafting. You can use them for anything that you want to view. They are heavy duty. I bought 5 sets of them, so I figured that at least one set would be broken to pieces. Only one jar in all the sets was cracked. I am pleased with the items.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? N/A
Please tell us about the quality of the product. I love the jars. I use them for storing beads. They are really pretty.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate.
I had a lot of bags and containers in my kitchen for rice, pasta, spices, spice blends that I created etc.This made them able to all be stored away perfectly. Plus as it is glass I was able to label them as I changed items with a dry erase marker so my roommates knew what things where in what container. I almost bought a second one, who knows I still might.
I had been looking for something to store my pasta and rice in that could also remain on the counter. I thought I had finally found something stylish and functional in this set. Once received, I just couldn't like it, and I tried.
To start, the tops are cheap. When you tap them they sound like plastic, not stainless steel as advertised. There were also little scratches on them, not a good sign for it's long term use. The glass itself is very splotchy. There were air bubbles throughout it, and not in the purposeful way. The seam where the glass was joined is quite obvious as a thick vertical line down the canister.
I really wanted to love this set since I had been looking for a while and these seemed like a great deal. But to keep them, I would have had to hide them away in my pantry and position that ugly seam to the wall. If, like some other reviewers, you're just storing crafts or keeping them in a closet then these may work for you. However, if you were looking for a canister set to display in your kitchen then I would keep looking. Luckily, overstock is great with returns.
I am very happy with this set of canisters. I have purchased two from Target exactly alike, but it was much pricier buying them individually. When I seen this set, I was so excited it was a set at a great price. I received it packaged very securely, as they are glass canisters. Very very happy with this product.
This "Cook N Home 8-Piece Glass Canister Spice Jar Set" should not be considered air tight.
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I believe they are but they were a gift so I m not sure.57blondie2012 on Jul 29, 2013
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