When you can afford it, but
some good Tupperware or Rubbermaid type storage containers for your
leftovers. This is a long term investment, so buy the best you can afford.
Until then, use washed and cleaned plastic containers from items like
cottage cheese, bowls covered with wax paper or plastic wrap, or stretch inexpensive shower caps over bowls.
some additional frugal tips to save money on
food storage containers.
- Buy plastic instead of glass
containers. They are easier to handle, as they are lighter.
- Price check Walmart, Target,
and other discount stores.
- Check to be sure to purchase
containers can be put in the microwave.
- Wash food storage containers
in the top rack of your dishwasher.
- Cleaned stained Tupperware
with a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda.