The topography of one's refrigerator door—the things that linger and linger and linger—is a fun sociocultural study, yes. But it's less fun when you're the one who's opening the fridge door to the same row of half-empty (or half-full, depending on your outlook) jars every day.
We all have our serial loiterers: For you, maybe it's tomato paste or sweetened condensed milk; for others, it's peanut butter or ketchup. In many cases, it's not like they're going bad any time soon—it's just that it's satisfying to finish a jar you've been making eyes at for a month.
Here are a few of our most oft-found fridge-door dregs—and many, many ideas for how to use them up:
What are your most common, hardest-to-get-rid-of fridge dregs? Tell us in the comments—we might give you some ideas for how to use it!