We have a gazillion empty jars with missing lids and sticky paper labels still half-attached.
Because of their odd sizes (and busted-looking appearance), they’re mostly used for vinaigrettes, leftovers and random bits and pieces.
I was never inspired to stuff them with pretty green leaves.
In fact, I was never a fan of salad in jars at all.
The trend reminds me of open shelving in a kitchen; it’s pretty to look at but does it function in real life?
For real people?
But these particular jars were just the right size.
With tight fitting lids.
And brand new.
And… if you looked at them at just the right angle they glistened in the overhead lighting at Target.
I bought 8 for $.50 each and decided to give it a go….