Quick Tip #33: How to Clean Stained Tupperware & Plastic Spatulas

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Anyone who's ever tried to store leftover tomato sauce or chili in plastic food containers is familiar with the unfortunate stains they leave behind. To get the stains out, rub half of a SLICED LEMON generously over the stains. Then, place the storage container in the sun, allow to dry and then run through your regular wash cycle.