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You Won't Need Any Plastic Containers With This Space-Saving Fridge Hack

Saying goodbye to all of my Tupperware.

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Even if you've already KonMari'd your kitchen, the chance of you running out of fridge space—and storage containers—is still unavoidable. I mean, what can you really do when all food sparks joy, but those plastic containers don't? Lucky for you, we've uncovered a method that can double your fridge space—yes, double—without having to take up all of your recently freed kitchen cabinets with mismatched Tupperware.

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Next time you're out for a bite of sushi, make sure to double up on chopsticks—you'll need them for this life-changing hack. Originally revealed in a Reddit post, this discovery is one of those brilliantly simple game-changers. All you have to do is place two chopsticks side by side on top of a dish or bowl to create a mini shelf on which you can rest another dish or bowl—and, depending on your fridge height and how many chopsticks you've amassed, even a third or fourth.

The comments on the post are pretty divided; some argue that using plastic containers is far easier because they're already stackable, while others love this idea because you can use the dishes you plan to serve your food in. That makes reheating and food prepping a whole lot easier.

As for me, I'm definitely into this chopstick hack. Using a plastic container to store your food and then another dish to serve it? I'd rather use one and be done—and have fewer dishes to clean in the long run!

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