Here's an economical answer to thawing straws. Made from styrofoam, this box holds water and thawing straw. The best way to use this box is to drill a small hole in the lid and put your A.I. thermometer through the lid into the box. That way you can tell exactly when the water reaches the temperature you want. Box measures 7" x 5" by 5-3/8" high (including 5/8" lid). Inside depth is 4".