Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Preventing Tupperware Stains

Do you hate stained tupperware?

I sure do. I used to just throw them away if they were stained. It grossed me out. Really though, I have come a long, long way from where I started. When we first got married I bought reusable containers to store leftovers...even though I didn't eat leftovers. Consequently, it ended up that every trash day I had a fridge full of leftovers and I knew I needed to get rid of them and clean the containers.

Problem was...again, it grossed me out. I ended up throwing the reusable containers out every week and buying new. After all, they are disposable, right?

I guess after countless dollars had been wasted I wised up to my ridiculous behavior and got beyond my grossed out state. I began to reuse them and even learned a little trick along the way.

To prevent stains spray the tupperware with a nonstick cooking spray before filling them up.

It works great with tomato based foods that tend to stain them in a heartbeat.


Tightwad Mom said...

That is a genius idea! I never ever thought of doing that. You are so smart!!!!

Katie said...

Tightwad Mom, I think I read it somewhere or someone told me years ago...I'm really not that smart :)

Sandra said...

Wow. Great idea!

Katie said...

Sandra, thanks for stopping by!

Tiffanee said...

Wow. Brilliant!! I just had this frustration the other day. Thanks for saving me.

Misty said...

What a terrific idea! Thanks for sharing. :)

Holly said...

Awesome idea!! : )

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