These little plastic tulip sundae dishes are a great find. They are usually in stock at Walgreens, and at holiday time they have them in red and green.
You’re probably wondering why I’m showing you these, what’s so special about plastic bowls? Well, first of all they are like $.49 apiece, and they are the best thing ever when I’m in the kitchen baking. I guess I’ve watched too much FoodTV, but I always measure my different ingredients into little containers before stirring whatever I’m baking together.
Okay, I confess, it’s not entirely FoodTV, it’s mainly so that I don’t forget to add something. I have glass ramekins, and FiestaWare ramekins, but they’re bulky and heavy, these are lightweight, stack easily, grab one and you’re good to go. I have a ton of them, and I use them for all kinds of things. They’re the perfect size for little hands when you are fixing a snack for little people, I use them for coleslaw, potato salad and baked beans, and they’re perfect for a scoop of ice cream, or a serving of pudding or Jello. They’re unbreakable, dishwasher safe, you’ll find a boatload of uses for them. You won’t want to trot them out when Aunt Martha comes to visit, save the cut glass for when she comes, but for everyday use, you can’t beat these!
You might want to check the seasonal aisle next time you are in Walgreens, I think I’ve seem them at Wally World, too. I know, they’re plastic, but they’re goodies, pinky swear they are…