Giveaway: Tulid Reusable Leak-Proof Lids

Tulid stacked from above

Traditional two piece canning jar lids are designed to seal easily and safely. That is what they’re best at and they do it well. However, those of us who use our mason jars for dry goods, leftovers, liquids, and other acts of storage and toting know that two piece lids often leave something to be desired.

Tulid stacked side

Ball does make some plastic one piece lids, but they are neither air or liquid tight, so their utility is limited. Happily, the folks at Simpler Products have stepped into the void with a product called the Tulid. It’s a one piece lid that is reusable, totally leak-proof, and has a removable gasket that makes it dead easy to clean.

Tulid gaskets

I first discovered Tulid last fall when they were running their Kickstarter campaign. I backed the effort and got a package containing lids for both regular and wide mouth jars in early February. I’ve been using these lids very happily on a daily basis since then and am contemplating ordering more (they sell for $25 for three lids).

Tulid gaskets removed

The Tulid lids are great because they give you a very secure seal. I know that when I put them on a jar holding teriyaki sauce or maple syrup (two things I find myself storing on a regular basis), if the jar tips over in the fridge, it is not going to leak.

I also appreciate how easy they are to clean. The silicone gaskets pop out so that you can clean them completely and then slip right back into the lid when they are dry. The tops of the lid also work with wet erase markers, which means that you can clearly mark what’s in the jars (so that no one confuses the teriyaki sauce with the maple syrup).

Tulid in action

Obviously, these lids are not designed for canning. They are for storage and transportation and do a fabulous job of it. And thanks to the nice folks at Tulid, I have five sets of these lids to give away to Food in Jars readers. Here’s how to enter.

  1. Leave a comment on this post and share how you’d use these jars.
  2. Comments will close at 11:59 pm on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Winners will be chosen at random and will be posted to the blog on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
  3. Giveaway open to US.
  4. One comment per person, please. Entries must be left via the comment form on the blog at the bottom of this post.

Disclosure: Tulid has generously offered to provide the lids for this giveaway. No money has changed hands, I bought my own lids, and my opinions are, as always, my own. 

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653 Responses to Giveaway: Tulid Reusable Leak-Proof Lids

  1. 351
    Abby says:

    I’d also use it for maple syrup! And toting yogurt to my office.

  2. 352
    Debm says:

    Salad dressings! I would finally be able to shake that jar!

  3. 353
    Abigail says:

    these would be perfect to put on jars of home made spice mixes, and freshly opened jars of home made pickles!
    (for some reason they always get sloshed around in our fridge and end up rusting the rings)

  4. 354
    carol says:

    These lids would come in very handled for packing my lunch. I just started packing m y lunch using various mason jars and lids. Leak proof lids would save me from putting the jars in plastic bags so they don’t leak in my work tote.

  5. 355
    Dorrie says:

    I use my canning jars gor just about everything, but these would be wonderful in the frig as well as on my homemade spices.

  6. 356
    Bridget says:

    These would be nice for the open jars of pickles and jellies in the fridge so they don’t leak.

  7. 357
    Janet says:

    I just received an Excalibur dehydrator for Xmas and these would be great for storing my dehydated foods.

  8. 358
    Laura says:

    Cool product! I would use them for homemade salad dressing – I usually use reclaimed jars and screw-top lids but when you shake it up they tend to leak.

  9. 359
    Kelly says:

    I would use these for open jams. I have to clean the “jam” shelf in our fridge just about every week when my father-in-law tips over an open jar. Perhaps this can save us some trouble.

  10. 360
    Carol says:

    I would use these lids in the fridge for my salad dressings and to put my house seasoning in!! Thanks the for opportunity to enter.

  11. 361
    TLK says:

    Lunchbox items! My bento box has “open” inserts. I would love to carry pickles without the brine getting everywhere. The small four ounce canning jars with these lids would be perfect for the job.

  12. 362
    Liz says:

    I would use them for lunches and liquid storage in the fridge.

  13. 363
    Rachele M says:

    I’d use these lids to transport my homemade apple butter to the wineries with me this spring. It’s so good with crackers & sausage, but it never fails that leaks happen during the trip.

  14. 364
    Sarah says:

    These lids would be great for using with jars that I transport outside my home like taking lunch to the office!

  15. 365
    LuAnn says:

    I store all my flours, beans and other bulk foods in canning jars (the vintage jars are so much fun). This would be perfect!

  16. 366
    STEVE WHITE says:

    Would love to have these for traveling beverages and snacks or to seal up portioned out smoothies.

  17. 367
    Marcie J says:

    I would use these lids to cover my overnight oats (oatmeal, yogurt and milk) that I make for my son and I’s breakfast each morning. Right now I wash the two part lids and jars every night and rust is starting to build up on the bands. This product would make my morning and evening prep/clean up a breeze.

  18. 368
    Tina says:

    these would be great to carry liquids for lunch at work: salad dressing, soup, ice tea.

  19. 369
    Barb says:

    I’m a nurse and pack a good lunchbox every day. These would be perfect for yogurt, soup or even a nice mug of tea. What a great idea!

  20. 370
    Marilyn says:

    I would use these for my dry goods jar collection of granola, semolina, corn meal and so on. They look great!

  21. 371
    Joy says:

    These are brilliant! I love mason jars for homemade salad dressing but they make a mess if your over enthusiastic six year old helps shake them. These would be the perfect solution.

  22. 372
    Kathy Needham says:

    I would use these when I make salad dressings.

  23. 373
    Krista O says:

    I would use these for open pickles, jams and the little partial jars of jam that are left after a big batch that I can’t bear to throw out. :)

  24. 374
    Diane Var says:

    I would just these lids to store dry goods in canning jars in my pantry. Love the colors too!

  25. 375
    Alana Jackson says:

    These lids are gorgeous…
    I love the bright colors, just beautiful.
    I would definitely have to use these lids on my homemade medicines…
    I make tinctures, and most of them I keep in Mason jars in the fridge, and I would use these lids for those jars, because every once in awhile a jar will get bumped and fall over, at least with these lids I won’t have anymore messes to clean up.
    And my fridge will look bright and cheery from now on!

    Smooches…

  26. 376
    Aubrey murphy says:

    I would love these for lunch or picnics. They look awesome.

  27. 377
    Wendy Gerez says:

    This is the greatest, I store lots of dry goods in my caning jars, I am sure these lids would be terrific.
    Writing on the lid a date is the best. I love the colors.

  28. 378
    Devon H says:

    I need these in my life! I’m always knocking over open jars if things in the fridge in my attempt to shove things inside and then…I notice spills everywhere much later. Sigh. These would be so helpful to keep open jars of leftover pasta sauce or stored extras from ginormous cans of tomato purée from Costco, open jars of my salsa, chicken broth, leftover cold coffee, etc….did I say I needed these in my life? ;-)

  29. 379
    tina bradford says:

    This will help take leftovers for lunch and not spill it all over

  30. 380
    Grace says:

    I would use them a ton of stuff…from salad dressing to soup to juices! And leftovers!

  31. 381
    Sheri Skidmore says:

    Love this lids — so colorful! I would use these lids w/jars to transport fruit and dressings in my lunch. What a great idea.

  32. 382
    Tina says:

    This will be great for my homemade extracts.

  33. 383
    amy says:

    those would make lunch transportation much less sketchy!

  34. 384
    Emily M says:

    I’d use them for homemade salad dressings!

  35. 385
    Jessica says:

    Salad dressing & smoothies!! :)

  36. 386
    Lauren says:

    I think they’d be great for storing homemade vinaigrette!

  37. 387
    Sam says:

    I was *just* talking to a friend about this problem! Every day I bring my morning coffee and my salad for lunch in jars and would love to not have to deal with the two-piece lids!

  38. 388
    traci says:

    These would make great travel containers for road snacks. The bright lids make snacks easier to identify quickly without distracting you from the task of driving.

  39. 389
    Flip Miller says:

    Oh, how I could use these in my pantry because I use Mason Jars for storage of everything from chocolate chips to pasta! They are quite fun looking, too!

  40. 390
    rasa f says:

    Yes! I need these! For transporting liquids in the camping cooler. Like half and half for my coffee. Hallelujah!

  41. 391
    Karen H says:

    Great idea – would be wonderful for storing extras of the large jars of pickles, salsas, etc that I seem to accumulate in the refrigerator.

  42. 392
    alexis says:

    In my refrigerator right now I have hummingbird nectar and coconut milk that could use a spill proof lid!

  43. 393
    Zubayda M says:

    I often carry salad for lunch. I would use the jars for salad dressing as I don’t like to carry the whole bottle to work. I would also use them for small servings of milk or juice.

  44. 394
    Alison says:

    I’d use the lids for my iced coffee and for making salad dressing. And maybe making whipped cream, too. I like to shake it in a jar so I can make just a little, plus it burns off some calories.

  45. 395
    Pat Sparks says:

    These lids would be great for all the stuff that I put in the fridge that has already been opened (pickles, jams, jellies, soups, etc.).

  46. 396
    Jenny K. says:

    I’d use them for my lunch! Everything is in either mason jars or pyrex & I’m constantly juggling ring pieces at work.

  47. 397
    Sarah D says:

    These look awesome! I would use them to store some of my dehydrated veggie chips.

  48. 398
    Claudia says:

    Cold brew coffee to-go!

  49. 399
    Zoe says:

    Oh gosh, I would use these for EVERYTHING. I store small amounts of baking supplies in Mason jars, and would love an alternative to the two-piece business.

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    Krista says:

    I would definitely use these for leftover soup. And I would be able to bring them to work without destroying the interior of my bag!

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