Few things are as precious as a freshly cooked meal, straight out of the oven and steaming hot. As a family we get to appreciate such meals most every evening, as all of us eagerly await to devour the scrumptious meal momma prepared with the greatest of love and care. All the way from chutney chicken and roast potatoes to chicken enchiladas, not to mention lamb chops and mash, her cooking, not to exaggerate, is the thing that dreams are made of. But what is equally thrilling, to me at least, is the opportunity to have another go at some of them, around lunch the next day. This of course is all made possible because of the invention of Tupperware and fridges. A simple, plastic container kept at the right temperature can amazingly contain and preserve the tastiest and nutritious meals, serving after serving, day after day, joyful laughter after joyful laughter.
Until they break…
Yes, Mr. Tupper’s containers were indeed made to store away the food equivalent of gold and to withstand some pressure. Indeed, they can be handled with fatty hands, you can drop them, bend them, use their lids as Frisbees (kids do it all the time), sit on them (toddlers especially like that) and so on. But since they are made of only plastic, they will eventually break.
The apostle Paul once taught the Corinthian church a valuable lesson as it involved containers and the precious contents within it... Read the full article here