HOME > Chowhound > Prairie Provinces >

Baking Tins-Calgary

b
Bananna85 Dec 6, 2010 01:15 PM

Does anyone know where to get large tins to put Christmas baking in? I've tried a couple of dollar stores, but the ones they have are too small.

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. h
    hsk RE: Bananna85 Dec 6, 2010 05:02 PM

    Try restaurant supply stores, Hendrix and Russell's have larger ones but they might be pricier than what you have in mind.
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/709321

    1. c
      cdn RE: Bananna85 Dec 6, 2010 05:09 PM

      Superstore had them in 2 sizes, $2.00 and $2.50 for the round ones.

      1. m
        Merry113 RE: Bananna85 Dec 6, 2010 06:56 PM

        Depending how big you need....Dollarama in Marlborough Mall had tons when I was there today.

        1. j
          josey124 RE: Bananna85 Dec 7, 2010 06:58 AM

          Walmart has some too but I didn't like the design.
          Has anybody seen square ones?

          2 Replies
          1. re: josey124
            m
            Merry113 RE: josey124 Dec 7, 2010 08:41 AM

            They have square Christmas boxes (heavy duty not the cheap "gift boxes") at the Dollarama but not tins.

            1. re: Merry113
              s
              sirdinealot RE: Merry113 Dec 7, 2010 10:38 AM

              Real Canadian Warehouse Club. Two locations in Calgary. Lots of restaurant supplies.

          2. Lingcullen RE: Bananna85 Dec 9, 2010 07:18 PM

            Thrift stores/Value Village. I had a lot of luck finding great tins in good shape from there last year.

            1. nutellaluvr RE: Bananna85 Dec 10, 2010 09:53 AM

              Williams Sonoma offers gift boxes that may (or may not) be monogrammed. Perfect for Christmas treats! http://www.williams-sonoma.com/produc...

              1 Reply
              1. re: nutellaluvr
                maplesugar RE: nutellaluvr Dec 10, 2010 10:27 AM

                Williams-Sonoma.com doesn't ship outside the US and unfortunately I don't remember seeing these boxes in the Chinook Centre store when I was there last week.

              2. morefuuud RE: Bananna85 Dec 11, 2010 09:19 AM

                Don't forget Michael's craft stores - lots of designs and shapes last I saw.

                1 Reply
                1. re: morefuuud
                  a
                  aktivistin RE: morefuuud Dec 11, 2010 02:39 PM

                  The Christmas-y ones are 30% right now--not a great deal (the dollar store will be much cheaper), but there were still many available when I was in the Signal Hill location today.

                Show Hidden Posts