Friday, December 17, 2010

The Best Spice Jars Ever Made

For years I have searched for the perfect spice jars, or, at least some that I could work with. Most spice jars that I have had were not all that convenient to use. They either had a small opening, making it difficult to fill and impossible to get a teaspoon into or they were not in a convenient holder and were too hard to find at a glance and they were always in the way.
This is a jar from the set I bought last year. I can't get a teaspoon into it. What am I suppose to do with that? If I need 2 teaspoons of something I have to use the 1/2 teaspoon 4 times! What if I need a tablespoon? I always make a mess filling them. I don't like the way they open anyway and they are hard to find in the holder at a glance.

I recently visited a friend's place, Janet, and found the perfect spice jar! It's metal and has a glass top.

These spice jars have a pour and a sprinkle area on the side of the lid.They also have a large mouth. I could get a tablespoon in there, easy! They are easy to fill and with the name painted on the lid, they are easy to find at a glance.

All of these things are good, but that is not what makes this jar so special. This jar is MAGNETIC! You can put a metal plate on your wall for them to stick to or you can just attach them to anything metal.

They stick to my microwave! I could keep them there but that's not the best place to keep them.

They stick to my coffee maker. (Probably not a good idea.)

I can stick them on my oven!

I can stick them to my freezer!

I can even stick them to my car!! (Maybe not.)

I stuck all of them to my refrigerator! They are even in alphabetical order. I can read the name at a glace because I painted it on there myself. There's lots of room and I can see what is inside.

Another good thing about these jars is the price. They were only $2 each! I'm going to get a lot of them and keep all kinds of things in them, stuck to the refrigerator. I LOVE my new toy!


Granny J said...

Kudos to the person who invented those spice jars. I'm going to be watching for them in the stores. I'm sure they will be a big seller.

Sheryl at Providence Acres Farm said...

I got them at Walmart (Shhhhh)

~Tonia said...

Those are toooo neat!!

Leigh said...

Wow! What a great idea! Narrow mouthed spice jars are a pet peeve for me too. Of course, most of the time I can only find my 1/4 teaspoon measure anyway, so even with nice mouths I'd probably be doing the multi-spoon thing.

DayPhoto said...

WalMART!!!! I'm on my way! I so agree with you...these look just perfect!


The Japanese Redneck said...

I like them.

Michelle said...

Very nice! I just made a batch of 'everything seasoning' & was wishiharandng for some nice jars to put them in.