Classic glass apothecary jars are not just for the bathroom or to serve candies or cookies at a sweet table. See how Darleen of Darling Darleen uses them to keep citrus fruits in easy reach. It reminds everyone in the family to eat their daily portions of fruits. If you host a brunch, her idea would create an awesome centerpiece.
Or fill them with pasta if you are hosting an italian dinner. You can find similar apothecary glass jars at Pottery Barn.