4.Need more counter space? Pull out a drawer, and stack a cutting board on top of it, like this:
5.Before freezing ground meat, divide it into freezer bags and flatten them out. This will save space in your freezer compartment and make it easier to evenly defrost the meat later on.
6.Also, if you want to store leftover pasta sauce, pour it into a muffin pan first. Once the portions are frozen solid, put them into freezer bags. That way, you can defrost the exact amount of sauce you need.