Getting Plastic Wrap to Stick

I have a set of old Pyrex mixing bowls. Each bowl has its own color. They came from my grandmother, and maybe that’s why I love using them. Sometimes I mix dry ingredients for muffins or cakes ahead of time and cover the bowl until I’m ready to mix it later. The problem is that plastic wrap doesn’t seem to stick to these bowls well.

When that happens, I wet my fingers and then wipe them on the underside of the plastic wrap. Voila! The plastic wrap sticks to the bowl!

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  1. Sherry says

    Cool! Thanks for the tip. I’ve been using the Cling Wrap recently and that works so much better than regular Saran Wrap but it is more expensive, too.

  2. Anonymous says

    Frustration IS the mother of invention or something like that 😀
    Thanks for this tip – nothing drives me more nutty than non-sticking wrap!


  3. Amy says

    The best advice I have for getting wrap to stick is: buy Sam’s Choice wrap. It sticks to everything! I have never had trouble getting it to stick to anything and its less expensive than name brands.

  4. GF/DF Adventurer - says

    Oh!!! I can’t get Saran wrap to stick to any bowl, plate or cup that I own. I can’t believe how simple this is. Can’t wait to try it.

  5. Lenetta says

    I had to comment on your bowls – my mom has a similar set and they’re wonderful! I see them occasionally at antique shops for $$$$, and I just shake my head. Thanks for the tip – I have trouble getting my wrap to stick, so I’m looking forward to trying this.

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