Featured Tall glass container with lid

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  1. billyd3us

    billyd3us relax buddy, it's all good

    I think I seen these before but not sure where, is it a pasta container ? The lid has a plastic ring around it, the container is 15" tall. 006.JPG 007.JPG 008.JPG 009.JPG

    Thank You
     
  2. Bakersgma

    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

    You could put long pasta in it, but most I've seen are round all the way down and not square at the bottom. I'd put those long "rod" pretzels in it, myself. It would a great for whatever you wanted to keep shielded from humidity.
     
  3. SBSVC

    SBSVC Well-Known Member

    Billy, that's a nice looking kitchen (or, heck, even bathroom) canister.

    I keep just about every kind of dry food - from pasta to rice to baking stuff to dried beans & grains, to nuts - in glass jars. I have huge ones on the counter for flour and sugar. The rest are in the pantry, and they're all different sizes.

    As Bakers has said, there are some kinds, like the ones with the plastic rings inside, that keep things dry and fresh (and, in certain climates where ants and roaches & the like are a problem, bug-free!)

    I wouldn't limit describing the use of this one to any particular thing - I'd just call it a large, multi-purpose canister, and let the buyer decide how best to use it.

    p.s. How are you feeling? I've been thinking about you and wishing I could drop off some homemade chicken soup to help you feel better!
     
  4. judy

    judy Well-Known Member

    A PANTRY! Growing up, all the houses around me had them. I'd love one today!
     
  5. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    And me. We have no panty and our kitchen is tiny, it is clear to me that the people who built our house had no interest in cooking.
    The house is pretty big for Dutch standards, but the kitchen....:rolleyes: When we moved in there wasn't even hot water in the kitchen.:jawdrop: We hadn't noticed or expected that, but had it put in immediately of course.
     
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  6. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS!!!

    Billy, your question's been answered, but sure hope you're on the road to recovery!!!!!:):):):)
     
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  7. Christmasjoy

    Christmasjoy Well-Known Member

    It's VERY nice Billy, I love it, Joy. .. :)
     
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  8. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    It probably came filled with pasta, or biscotti or other food.

    My grandmother's old house had a pantry, but no kitchen counters. I'm not sure which is more useful. She did however have a second stove in her basement. I'm not sure of the stovetop, but the ovens were fully functional.
     
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  9. judy

    judy Well-Known Member

    We lived in my grandmother's house in an upstairs apt. The pantry was quite large, but now that you mentioned it, we had no counter space either. A big old black stove provided heat in the Winter......the oven being a wonderful place to put our very cold feet after a playful romp in the snow.
     
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  10. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    Gas stove with a pilot light. Yeppers. Kitchens in the old days didn't really have counters I guess. An upscale house would have a scullery, but otherwise the prep area was a big table.
     
  11. janetpjohn

    janetpjohn Well-Known Member

    Just wondering if you can get your hand in it, and, if so, can you get it back out again? I would like it filled with pub mix, please. Address to follow.
     
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  12. Anthonyb5615

    Anthonyb5615 New Member

    I’d fill it with ziti my self!
     
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  13. billyd3us

    billyd3us relax buddy, it's all good

    Thank You, my darn phone must have a virus, no notifications. Luckily I logged in on my desk top computer. I'm feeling better, Thanks for asking, I really appreciate all the care that members give me.
     
  14. billyd3us

    billyd3us relax buddy, it's all good

    Okay cool.. Thank You
     
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  15. pearlsnblume

    pearlsnblume Well-Known Member

    Is that green glass or is it clear glass? Didn't Hocking make some provision canisters with a similar pattern? Maybe it is a newer repro or I am just way off on that guess.
     
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  16. billyd3us

    billyd3us relax buddy, it's all good

    It has a light green tint..
     
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