This Clever Storage Set Extends the Life of Produce and Has Over 1,000 5-Star Reviews
Say goodbye to the abyss of the crisper drawer.
We've all been guilty of it, buying a big box of salad greens or a value pack of fresh berries, with the best of intentions, only for them to end up sad and soggy at the bottom of the crisper drawer. But with this cleverly-designed new storage set, that wasteful cycle will be a thing of the past.
The Luxear Storage Set is a trio of containers that has racked up over 1,000 five-star reviews on Amazon and comes in 6-, 8-, and 11-inch sizes. Each one is made with BPA-free and odor- and stain-resistant plastic. With the brightly colored lids and clear sides, you'll have a hard time resisting grabbing fresh produce from your fridge when you see it perfectly stored at eye level.
Customize Air Flow
Each lidded container of the Luxear Storage Set has an adjustable air vent, meaning you can control the air flow and set it to the ideal standards for your produce. Keeping the vent open allows for more air movement and for produce to "breathe," while closing it will lock out moisture. By adjusting to your produce's needs, you can help your fruits and vegetables last significantly longer than just storing in a crisper drawer.
"Not only do I love the design for aesthetic reasons but they do so well at keeping our fruit fresh," says one reviewer. "I [used] to worry about keeping berries in our fridge for more than three days and now we're eating them a week or more after purchasing!"
Buy it: LUXEAR Storage 3-Piece Set, $40; amazon.com
Rinse for Easy Snacking
If you like washing your fruits and veggies ahead of eating, the Luxear Storage Set helps with that, too. Every piece has a removable drainage valve, which makes it a cinch to rinse off your produce in the container and then simply open the valve to drain.
If you're worried about your greens or other veggies getting soggy from sitting in excess moisture, just insert the removable drainer before storing, which lifts the produce off the bottom of the container.
For smaller fruits, like berries, the six-inch container has mini colanders for easy grab-and-go rinsing.
"Since these fruits are watery or stay wet after washing for a bit this type of container is a must," raves an Amazon reviewer. "It stops them from soaking in water and keeps them fresh and dry."
Maximize Storage Space
Every piece of the Luxear Storage Set comes with adjustable dividers so you get more bang for your buck with each container. Every one can have two layers side-by-side or top-to-bottom for a variety of storage options.
One reviewer says, "I love how versatile and functional these are — with options to layer or divide or use simply as a large storage bowl, depending on what you are putting inside." And when it comes to storing, the hard-topped containers are easy to stack up in your fridge.
This story originally appeared on allrecipes.com