Pop! goes the plate.
Earthenware appetizer or side plates with a patriotic holiday theme help set a party mood.
- Marilynn Marter
Firecracker plates, 5.5-inch, $4.95 each. At Crate and Barrel, King of Prussia, or www.crateandbarrel.com.
Fresher longerThe airtight, snap-and-lock silicone-gasket lids on OSO*Fresh storage units help preserve food flavors and nutrients.
But it's the FDA approved micro-silver-particle infused polypropylene containers themselves that block bacterial growth up to 99 percent to keep foods fresh three to four times longer. - M.M.