These are invaluable for all kinds of things, but a hot pad was the one I thought was the most useful at the time. They are also great for under planters, draining bacon and sausage on with a paper towel or two, spoon and utensil rests when making multiple meals, and so much more.
Source: My own need to keep the counters safe and clean.
By Sandi/Poor But Proud from Salem OR
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To help keep messes to a minimum, I save all the foam trays from the meats we buy.
I'm looking for interesting uses for everyday objects like foam meat trays.
I have saved several different colors and sizes of foam meat trays. They have been washed and bleached. Does anyone know of any crafts for kids that these could be used for?
Ideas for reusing styrofoam trays that come with many cuts of meat. Post your ideas!