Survey: What's the Best Way to Store Leftovers?

Survey: What's the Best Way to Store Leftovers?

We employ all kinds of methods when wrapping up leftovers. We save take-out containers and re-use them, we ball things up in aluminum foil, and we've been known to stick an entire stock pot half-filled with soup into the fridge...

What do you do?

Stackable, plastic take-out containers are our favorite, but New Yorkers may have more of those than the average person.

We stick small quantities of food in ramekins and cover with plastic wrap. And we frequently use the rubber bands from bunches of asparagus or broccoli to keep parchment paper or plastic wrap snug over the top of a bowl.

Then there's our own Kathryn, who uses a label maker to keep her leftovers organized (photo below).

Is there anything new on the market that we're missing? An alternative to plastic that someone has discovered?

Related: How Can I Re-Heat Without a Microwave?

(Images: Elizabeth Passarella; Kathryn Hill)

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