Changing to a vegetarian diet means the challenge of where to put everything
especially as buying in bulk becomes more practical and economic.
I have found that glass containers are better as I can readily see
what I have on hand. I am collecting glass jars
to use (have you seen how expensive store
bought glass containers are these days?).
As much as possible I prefer glass to plastic as I still believe that there
is a leaching toxicity issue for long term storage.
Whole Foods has a brand of tomato sauce: Michael's of Brooklyn
which comes in larger bottles that I like. They look good uniform, too.
I store my quinoa and also red lentils and long grain brown rice in them.
Cutting out the labels and tapping them on is handy.
I tape cooking directions on the back if needed,
Here is a good tip from http://www.homelife.com.au/homes/kitchen/kitchen+storage+ideas,3776
Paint labels with blackboard paint and then use chalk to write on: can change dates and labels easily.
Neat site to check out.
I am still grappling with storage of fresh fruit and vegetables:
anyone help with that?
I am scrunching them into my crispers in the 'frig.
Hard with bulky stuff like kale which I use a lot not for juicer drinks.
These are photos of my pantry storage. I do not have a walk-in pantry (sigh)
but this wall unit holds a lot.
My spices and condiments are elsewhere: another challenge.