Helpful Hint:
Avoid Plastic for Food Storage

UPdate Summer 2007

Looking for food storage containers that aren’t plastic? Keep your eye out for wide mouth canning jars this summer. The half-cup, one cup and two cup sizes are perfect for storing leftovers. They make it easy to pack an interesting lunch, and can be used in the microwave remove the lid first) without risk of leaching plastic into your food. At less than $10.00 for a dozen, they’re affordable and can be reused for years. As a bonus, you can see what goodies are inside the container without opening the top.