I got tired of finding little puddles all over my kitchen counter when I'm defrosting something--or in the refrigerator when I'm organized enough to defrost ahead of time. So I started putting my frozen items on top of a melamine tray. They come in all sizes and patterns at the dollar store, and I had a few already that I hardly ever used. Once the food is defrosted the tray washes up quickly and easily, and it contains all the drips. Works for me!