Lorelei and I like to have cottage cheese and pears for breakfast or for an afternoon snack on a regular basis. About a year ago I bought a jar of pear halves at Trader Joe's. They were pretty good, but they quickly became my favorite pears because of their container.
The labels come off easily, they are tall and slender which optimizes the vertical space in the cabinets, and the best part (for me at least) is that I can see what's in them. (I'm a bit forgetful, you see.)
Here are a couple of recipes that I've used Bonne Mama's chestnut preserve:
What are some of your favorite ways to reuse jars? Share your pictures and ideas in the comments. It may just get 'pinned' on my board. ;-)