Cooking at home can seem daunting, but can improve your health and save you money in the long run. In this series we will take a look at kitchen utensils and gadgets that can make cooking at home easier.

Today’s gadget is the mason jar. The mason jar can actually be super handy. It’s a great way to store leftovers to be reheated in the microwave or for meal prepping. The different sizes can be used to store a variety of different meals. You can use it to store soups and stews and it won’t stain the glass like plastic, or leach chemicals into your food when you heat it. You can use them to meal prep breakfast dishes like chia pudding or overnight oats, so you have something easy to grab for breakfast in the morning. They’re also great for making mason jar salads which you can easily grab for an easy lunch. Depending on the size they sell for $10.99 up to $21.99 for a set of them.