Keeping your refrigerator clean and organized not only makes you feel better but can also help you preserve the quality of your food and make it last longer. In a messy fridge we can easily forget what products we have there, and food can become rotten and go to waste. Besides, trying to find things in a cluttered cooler might put your patience and sanity to the test and make you feel like your fridge is too small.
If this happens too frequently, it is time for you to check out our food storage ideas. We at Smalljoys guarantee that these tips will make your refrigerator look as neat and clean as the ones in commercials.
1. Putting large containers on the shelves
Simply buy large plastic containers, label them (meats, fish, seafood, etc.), and enjoy a tidy and organized fridge.
2. Using binder clips for bagged foods
Now you can kill two birds with one stone: binder clips will keep your food bags closed while also making better use of the refrigerator’s dead space.\
3. Using an egg tray for sauce bottles
Are the shelves in your refrigerator door cluttered with all sorts of sauce bottles?
4. Storing seasonal greens in Mason jars
Your salads will stay fresh much longer. Besides, this trick will make your fridge look neat and organized.
5. Making magnetic tins
Are you an inventive thinker? If your answer is ’yes,’ then this idea is just for you!
6. Cleaning a refrigerator without harmful chemicals
Use this cleaning solution of lemon and rosemary to make your refrigerator look and smell like new.
7. Making a special place for foods that should be eaten first
Say ’no’ to food waste!
8. Labeling every shelf on the refrigerator door
Don’t forget to label the door shelves so that your family members don’t get confused.
9. Making a ’snack zone’
Grab some healthy snacks quickly without having to search through the fridge.
10. Using multi-purpose bins in the freezer