REMOVE THE INSERTS.
POUR 2 QUARTS OF BOILING WATER INTO THE CONTAINER.
CLOSE AND LET THE CONTAINER STAND FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES;
THEN POUR OUT THE WATER.
CHECK THAT THE FOOD IS 14O F OR ABOVE.
PLACE THE HOT FOOD INTO THE INSERTS AND PLACE THE INSERTS
INTO THE CONTAINER.
CLOSE AND FASTEN THE CONTAINER LID BY SECURING THE
Figure 3-3. Preheating the insulated container.
d. Insulated containers may also be used to keep foods chilled to 45 F or
below. As is the case with hot foods, the insulated container must be properly prepared
to obtain the desired degree of cooling. The preparation of the container for chilled
foods basically involves prechilling the container with crushed ice or ice water. Also, as
with hot foods, a properly prepared container will keep food sufficiently cold for 3 to 4
hours. Figure 3-4 illustrates the correct method of preparing the insulated container for