I don't use a lot of onions or celery, so I found them going bad before I could use them. It's much more expensive to buy smaller quantities, you are just paying for someone else to do the chopping when you buy it already cut up. Save money and product, by doing the chopping yourself!
I divide chopped celery and onions into sealable snack size plastic bags, then put them in a quart size freezer bag (that I have previously used, washed and am recycling). I also make one mixed with celery and onion for the recipes that call for both. Put them inside the freezer door for easy grabbing when you're making meatloaf, etc., so you can just grab them and use what you need. Saves all that time and extra mess in food prep for meals in a hurry!
By tatkins from Midlothian, VA
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