Frequently Asked Questions

How to Organize Your Kitchen with 12 Clever Ideas 
How do I organize my kitchen utensil drawer?
  1. Surround the Sink: Don't let the space around your sink go to waste. ...
  2. Diagonal Dividers: Make room for long utensils by installing dividers on a diagonal.
  3. Tool Compartments: A drawer with perfectly designed cut-outs makes it easy to keep things organized.
  4. Corner Drawers: Don't let a corner go to waste.
Mar 13, 2015


How do I organize my kitchen utensil drawer? 
Where should I put everything in my kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


Where should I put everything in my kitchen? 
How do you organize pantry drawers?
20 Genius Ways To Organize Your Pantry
  1. Coordinate your containers. polishedhabitat. ...
  2. Do a sweep of your spices. shutterbean. ...
  3. Get cans under control. elevengables. ...
  4. Stock up on clear jars. ...
  5. Embrace baskets. ...
  6. Consolidate baking supplies. ...
  7. Plan for pull-out drawers. ...
  8. Put like items in plastic bins.
Sep 26, 2018


How do you organize pantry drawers? 
How do I organize my kitchen like a professional chef?
Follow these seven expert tips to organize a chef-approved kitchen.
  1. Identify your triangle. Most home kitchens are designed based on a triangle composed of your refrigerator, sink and stove. ...
  2. Create stations. ...
  3. Limit movement. ...
  4. Know what's in your fridge and pantry. ...
  5. Optimize storage. ...
  6. Re-home bulk items. ...
  7. Clean as you cook.
Nov 8, 2018


How do I organize my kitchen like a professional chef? 
How can I organize my kitchen more efficiently?
Kitchen Cabinets
  1. Keep Tupperware lids in their own box. Organizing Made Fun. ...
  2. Put things you use every day in the most accessible cabinets. Paige Smith. ...
  3. Hang hooks or a corkboard on the inside of a cabinet door to maximize space. ...
  4. Put shelf risers in your cabinets. ...
  5. Store spices on a Lazy Susan.
Jan 12, 2017


How can I organize my kitchen more efficiently? 
How can I organize my kitchen?
  1. Getting Started. You're going to be taking everything out of your cabinets. ...
  2. Step 1: Clean It Out & Decide What Stays In Each Cabinet. Take everything out of your cabinets. ...
  3. Step 2: Measure & Line Your Shelves. ...
  4. Step 3: Divide & Conquer. ...
  5. Step 4: Organize Pots, Pans, Lids, Food Storage Containers and Baking Sheets.
Apr 14, 2019


How can I organize my kitchen? 
What is the best kitchen layout?
Here are the 6 most popular kitchen layouts:
  1. U-shaped Kitchen: ...
  2. L-Shaped Kitchen: ...
  3. Galley Kitchen: ...
  4. Island Kitchen: ...
  5. Peninsula Kitchen: ...
  6. Two Island Kitchen:
Mar 18, 2019


What is the best kitchen layout? 
Where should I put spices in my kitchen?
Below, 12 clever spice storage ideas for your small kitchen cabinets:
  • Spicy Shelf spice rack. ...
  • Rubbermaid pull-down spice rack. ...
  • YouCopia Chef's universal drawer SpiceStack. ...
  • Magnetic spice tins. ...
  • Cabinet door mount wood 3-shelf spice rack. ...
  • 30-spice gripper clips. ...
  • White wire macrame 2-tier spice rack.
Apr 4, 2018


Where should I put spices in my kitchen? 
Where should plates and cups go in a kitchen?
Non-consumables zone: The area used to store everyday dishes, including plates, bowls, glasses, and silverware. Cleaning zone: The area that contains the sink and dishwasher (if you have one). Preparation zone: The area where most of your kitchen prep happens. This may be a stretch of countertop, or a kitchen island.Mar 5, 2015


Where should plates and cups go in a kitchen? 
How do I organize my kitchen cabinets UK?
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  1. Store by use. Sort and store items by frequency of use. ...
  2. Stack 'em high. Store open plastic containers inside one another and keep lids close by. ...
  3. Clever hidden storage. If you're planning a new kitchen think about clever storage. ...
  4. Open shelving is your friend. Run out of cupboard space? ...
  5. Curtain call.
Jul 7, 2015


How do I organize my kitchen cabinets UK? 
How do I declutter my kitchen cabinets?
Kitchen Storage Solutions: How to Declutter Your Pantry and...
  1. Use wire closet racks in kitchen cabinets. ...
  2. Use T-molding to hold stemware. ...
  3. Create a homemade drawer stop. ...
  4. Use a tissue box to keep plastic bags organized. ...
  5. Organize spices with angled shelving. ...
  6. Use a small spring-tension rod as a simple shelf. ...
  7. Use plywood panels to organize pots and pans.


How do I declutter my kitchen cabinets? 
How do I organize my narrow pantry?
Here are some ways to make the most of your teeny-tiny pantry space.
...
8 Smart Storage Ideas for Teeny-Tiny Pantries
  1. Adjust your shelves. ...
  2. Use bins to your advantage. ...
  3. Add a light. ...
  4. Think in a U-shape. ...
  5. Work in levels. ...
  6. Use the back of the door. ...
  7. Don't let any wall space go to waste. ...
  8. Install pull-out shelves and drawers.
Nov 6, 2017


How do I organize my narrow pantry? 
How do I organize my knives?
Before you start, clear the countertop so you have a place to sort through all your knives.
  1. Sort through your knives, recycling or donating any that are broken or that you don't use. ...
  2. Step 2: Measure & Line Your Drawer. ...
  3. Step 3: Choose Your Organizer. ...
  4. Step 4: Add Knives.


How do I organize my knives? 
How do I run a home kitchen like a restaurant?
How to Clean Up & Organize Your Act in the Kitchen
  1. Run Your Home Kitchen Like a Restaurant Kitchen. ...
  2. Use Prep Bowls. ...
  3. Gather Everything You Need Before You Start. ...
  4. Re-Organize Your Kitchen to Optimize Your Stations. ...
  5. Find Ways to Use Fewer Dishes. ...
  6. Have a Trash Bowl / Bag at Your Prep Station. ...
  7. Clean Up as You Go.
Jul 24, 2017


How do I run a home kitchen like a restaurant? 
How do you set up a chef's kitchen?
A chef's kitchen at home is the perfect way to warm up your kitchen while giving you the space to chop, dice, and sauté.
...
6 Tips for Creating a Chef's Kitchen at Home
  1. Clear cooking surfaces. ...
  2. Keep ingredients handy. ...
  3. Hang pots and pans. ...
  4. Go for quality over quantity. ...
  5. Organize your kitchen layout. ...
  6. Choose the right faucet.
Apr 3, 2018


How do you set up a chef's kitchen? 
How should I organize my kitchen counters?
8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster. ...
  7. And pick utensils to match.
Mar 30, 2015


How should I organize my kitchen counters? 
What should I keep on my kitchen counters?
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. Canisters (small and large) are a decorative way to store and contain small items. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


What should I keep on my kitchen counters? 
What are the kinds of kitchen storage?
  • Custom pantry. More than any other storage solution, Houzzers dream of a perfectly organized walk-in pantry. ...
  • Corner drawer. ...
  • Utensil drawer. ...
  • Undersink drawer. ...
  • Pullout trash can. ...
  • Cookie sheet drawer. ...
  • Appliance garage. ...
  • Deep cabinet organizer.
Nov 24, 2014


What are the kinds of kitchen storage? 
How do I organize my kitchen storage?
30 Quick and Easy Ideas for Kitchen Organization
  1. Structured snacking. Keep snacks organized and reachable by corralling them in cute baskets. ...
  2. Maximize space. Look at odd-shaped empty spaces, such as above the fridge or in corners, as opportunities for added storage. ...
  3. Think outside the kitchen. ...
  4. Good to go. ...
  5. Plenty of pockets. ...
  6. Pantry perfection. ...
  7. Bleachers for food. ...
  8. Extra space.


How do I organize my kitchen storage? 
How do you organize a small kitchen?
  1. Install kitchen sink drawers that tip out. ...
  2. Keep an over-the-sink cutting board handy to temporarily expand your counter space. ...
  3. Maximize your under-sink storage space with a pocket organizer. ...
  4. 4. Make the under-cabinet vertical space work for you with the help of two Command hooks and a small basket.
Jul 5, 2015


How do you organize a small kitchen? 
How do you layout a kitchen?
  1. Overview. Work Triangle. ...
  2. Basic Kitchen Layouts. There are four main kitchen layouts: “Galley,” “L,” “U,” and “G” (Peninsula). ...
  3. Popular. No foot traffic crosses through work triangle. ...
  4. Surrounds the cook with appliances and counter space. Ideal for an island if the “U” is big enough.
  5. Cozy. Lots of counter space.


How do you layout a kitchen? 
Which kitchen layout is the most functional?
Which kitchen layout is the most functional?
  • Kitchen Diner. If you have the space in your home, it may be worth considering an open plan kitchen diner. ...
  • L Shaped. L Shaped kitchens are much more compact than open plan kitchen diners and are suited to homes that may not require too much worktop space. ...
  • Galley. ...
  • G Shaped. ...
  • U Shaped.
Jun 24, 2016


Which kitchen layout is the most functional? 
What are the 5 kitchen layouts?
Five Basic Kitchen Layouts
  • Single Wall. Single wall kitchens are more common in downtown, urban centers and high rises like in Waikiki. ...
  • Galley. Galley style, or corridor kitchens consists of cabinets on two parallel walls. ...
  • Island. ...
  • L-Shaped.
Mar 16, 2016


What are the 5 kitchen layouts? 
What is a good kitchen size?
Taking the common size of a kitchen (10% to 15% of total floor space) this means an average kitchen in an average home is 240 to 360 square feet. Also, this doesn't include condos or apartments which have kitchens that are only 100 to 200 square feet on average.Aug 2, 2018


What is a good kitchen size? 
How do you keep spices fresh?
Keep your spices tightly covered and store them in a cool, dry place. Whole spices stay fresh for up to 2 years while ground spices have a 6-month shelf life. Store red spices, such as paprika and red pepper, in the refrigerator. They will hold their color and keep their flavor longer.Feb 17, 2017


How do you keep spices fresh? 
What do you store spices in?
Amber glass jars with airtight lids are ideal. You might also keep them in a cupboard or drawer, cover the jars with large opaque labels or use a curtain to cover them when not in use. In a nutshell, store your herbs and spices in clean, airtight containers, away from heat and light and handle them thoughtfully.


What do you store spices in? 
What is the best spice rack?
Best Spice Rack Reviews
  • DecoBros 3 Tier Wall Mounted Spice Rack. ...
  • Cole & Mason Herb and Spice Revolving Spice Rack Countertop Carousel Set.
  • Ikea Set of 4 Birch Bekvam Spice Racks. ...
  • AllSpice Wooden Spice Rack, Includes 60 4oz Jars. ...
  • Kamenstein Criss-Cross Bamboo 18-Jar Spice Rack. ...
  • Gneiss Spice Magnetic Spice Jars Rack. ...
  • Rubbermaid Pull-Down Spice Rack.


What is the best spice rack? 
Where should the stove be placed in a kitchen?
The right placement of the gas stove as per Vastu is in the southeast direction of the kitchen. You should cook facing the east direction to bring the positive energies in your home.Dec 28, 2018


Where should the stove be placed in a kitchen? 
What is the drawer under the oven for?
It turns out that the drawer underneath many ovens serves a very specific purpose — and it's not just for storage. In this reporter's kitchen, the oven drawer holds a couple of baking sheets and shallow pans. But it was actually designed to broil food or keep it warm after cooking, according to Tasting Table.Oct 11, 2017


What is the drawer under the oven for? 
How do you store dishes in a small kitchen?
Put everyday dishes on lower shelves. Keep your daily dishes within easy reach on lower shelves in your cabinets. Insert sliding shelf organizers or cabinet risers to make accessing them even easier. Or organize your plates in an upright rack so you can quickly grab them from the cabinet.Mar 28, 2019


How do you store dishes in a small kitchen? 
How do I maximize my kitchen cabinet space?
9 Ways to Squeeze More Storage Out of Your Tiny Kitchen
  1. Add a shelf to maximize the space above your cabinets. ...
  2. Take advantage of open wall space. ...
  3. Magnetic knife strips are good for storing a lot more than just knives. ...
  4. Add another shelf inside cabinets. ...
  5. Hang things on the open side of a cabinet. ...
  6. Utilize the inside of cabinet doors.
Sep 4, 2015


How do I maximize my kitchen cabinet space? 
How do you organize a cleaning cupboard?
Follow these simple tasks to save a fortune in cleaning products and organise your cupboards.
  1. Give the empty cupboard a thorough clean. ...
  2. Remove old products you don't use. ...
  3. Compartmentalise your products. ...
  4. Make use of verticle space. ...
  5. Sort your go-to products, to-go! ...
  6. Wash your cleaners. ...
  7. Add storage in hidden places. ...
  8. Use the door.
Aug 15, 2017


How do you organize a cleaning cupboard? 
How do I organize and declutter my kitchen?
The kitchen gets crammed with stuff, and this can make decluttering and organizing the space feel like a huge task.
...
How to Declutter & Simplify Your Kitchen
  1. Step 1: Set a Timer. ...
  2. Step 2: Focus On One Area at a Time. ...
  3. Step 3: Question Each Item You Pick Up. ...
  4. Step 4: Remove Things That Don't Belong.


How do I organize and declutter my kitchen? 
How can I reduce my kitchen?
9 ways to reduce kitchen clutter
  1. Make your kitchen a more pleasant and inviting workspace with less clutter.
  2. 1 Use hidden storage space. ...
  3. Put the walls and ceiling to good use. ...
  4. Install proper disposal bins. ...
  5. Spend 10 minutes decluttering at night. ...
  6. Clean before you start working. ...
  7. 7. Make sure everything has a home. ...
  8. Reduce what you have.
Feb 2, 2015


How can I reduce my kitchen? 
What is the best way to organize kitchen cabinets?
Kitchen Cabinets
  1. Keep Tupperware lids in their own box. Organizing Made Fun. ...
  2. Put things you use every day in the most accessible cabinets. Paige Smith. ...
  3. Hang hooks or a corkboard on the inside of a cabinet door to maximize space. ...
  4. Put shelf risers in your cabinets. ...
  5. Store spices on a Lazy Susan.
Jan 12, 2017


What is the best way to organize kitchen cabinets? 
How do I declutter my kitchen checklist?
Step 3 : Cabinets
  1. Pull out all items.
  2. Sort into keep, donate or trash.
  3. Wipe out cabinets and shelves.
  4. Replace any tattered shelf liners.
  5. Clean any shelf organizers.
  6. Place items back in neatly.
  7. Wipe down cabinet fronts and knobs.
  8. Clean glass on glass-front cabinets.


How do I declutter my kitchen checklist? 
How do I maximize pantry space?
16 Ways to Maximize Your Pantry Space
  1. Open the Door to More Storage. Take full advantage of the backs of cabinet doors by installing wire racks, suggests Tidy Tova. ...
  2. Put Your Stamp on Spice Storage. ...
  3. Double Up on Duties. ...
  4. Smartly Stash Food Containers. ...
  5. Sort by Category. ...
  6. Pick a Clear Winner. ...
  7. Add a Base Layer. ...
  8. Think About the Kids.
Jan 20, 2016


How do I maximize pantry space? 
How do you arrange a pantry?
5 Strategies for Organizing Your Pantry (and Keeping It That Way)
  1. Invest in clear containers and a labeler. ...
  2. Assess your pantry on a weekly basis. ...
  3. Use sheet pans to group like with like. ...
  4. Take 10 minutes every day to keep your pantry clean and tidy. ...
  5. 5. Make use of household items to give your pantry more storage space.
Oct 3, 2015


How do you arrange a pantry? 
Can Organization for pantry?
Pantry Organization. Divide and conquer space that's not used to its fullest potential with our pantry organizers. ... Shelf organizers help save space and increase the visibility of your pantry shelves.


Can Organization for pantry? 
What is the best way to store knives?
There are essentially four basic ways to store your kitchen knives. You can mount them on a wall with a magnetic strip, or store them on the counter in a block or dock, under a cabinet if space is really tight, or in a drawer dock. There's also a fifth method, and that's the chef's roll.Feb 4, 2019


What is the best way to store knives? 
How do you clean wooden knife blocks?
Turn the knife block upside down and shake lightly or use a can of compressed air to remove crumbs and other loose debris. Hand wash the knife block in hot soapy water, using a small brush (like a baby bottle nipple brush) to scrub out the knife slots. Rinse thoroughly with clean water.


How do you clean wooden knife blocks? 
What is a good knife set?
Ergonomic handles. Includes an 8-inch chef knife, 8-inch slicing knife, 8-inch serrated bread knife, 7-inch Santoku knife, 6.5-inch utility knife, and 3.5-inch paring knife. Hand washing recommended.Jan 9, 2019


What is a good knife set? 
How do restaurants manage kitchens?
Here are 9 way to make your restaurant kitchen run more efficiently:
  1. Listen to Your Employees' Feedback. ...
  2. Streamline Your Menu. ...
  3. Create An Employee Manual. ...
  4. Set Up an Efficient Inventory System. ...
  5. Don't Discount Human Communication and Talent. ...
  6. Create Specific Work Stations in the Kitchen. ...
  7. Assign Daily Prep to Someone You Trust.


How do restaurants manage kitchens? 
How do I start a restaurant kitchen?
How to Open a Restaurant
  1. Choose a Restaurant Concept and Brand. When starting a restaurant, it's important to have a clear concept and brand. ...
  2. Form Your Menu Items. ...
  3. Write a Restaurant Business Plan. ...
  4. Obtain Funding. ...
  5. Choose a Location and Lease a Commercial Space. ...
  6. Permits and Licenses. ...
  7. Find an Equipment and Food Supplier. ...
  8. Design a Restaurant Layout.
Jun 27, 2018


How do I start a restaurant kitchen? 
How do you organize a restaurant walk in cooler?
Tips for Organizing a Walk-In Freezer or Refrigerator
  1. Use the Proper Shelving.
  2. Lowest Shelves Should Be At Least 6 Inches Above the Ground.
  3. Store Raw Meat Products on Lowest Shelves.
  4. Allow for Good Air Circulation.
  5. Labels, Labels, Labels.
  6. Keep Produce Away from Fans.
  7. First In, First Out.
May 7, 2015


How do you organize a restaurant walk in cooler? 
What's a chef's kitchen?
Main features of a chef's kitchen. A chef's kitchen is designed and equipped to satisfy the needs of a professional chef—or regular folk who have a hankering to cook at that level. ... Multiple ovens, including convection or steam models for quicker, more efficient cooking. Warming drawers to keep food hot.Nov 22, 2016


What's a chef's kitchen? 
How do you set up a chef's kitchen?
A chef's kitchen at home is the perfect way to warm up your kitchen while giving you the space to chop, dice, and sauté.
...
6 Tips for Creating a Chef's Kitchen at Home
  1. Clear cooking surfaces. ...
  2. Keep ingredients handy. ...
  3. Hang pots and pans. ...
  4. Go for quality over quantity. ...
  5. Organize your kitchen layout. ...
  6. Choose the right faucet.
Apr 3, 2018


How do you set up a chef's kitchen? 
How do I organize my kitchen like a chef?
  1. 7 Ways To Organize Your Kitchen Like A Professional Chef. ...
  2. Arrange your spices in alphabetical order. ...
  3. Use painter's tape and a permanent marker to label everything. ...
  4. Simplify your storage with uniform, stackable containers. ...
  5. Keep sauce in squeeze bottles. ...
  6. Turn old towels into reusable rags.
Feb 23, 2018


How do I organize my kitchen like a chef? 
How do I keep my kitchen counters clutter free?
The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen
  1. Keep the countertops clear. ...
  2. Keep things in cabinets (or become a minimalist). ...
  3. Follow the “one in, one out” rule. ...
  4. Follow the “don't put it down, put it away” rule. ...
  5. Don't use the refrigerator as an art gallery. ...
  6. Find alternatives to the pile. ...
  7. Do a chore a day, instead of all at once.
May 4, 2015


How do I keep my kitchen counters clutter free? 
How do I declutter my kitchen counters?
Instead of completely redesigning your kitchen, give yourself more counter space by learning how to declutter your kitchen counters and taking steps to keep them clear in the future.
...
Step 2: Choose What to Keep on Your Kitchen Counters
  1. Coffeemaker.
  2. Toaster.
  3. Dish rack.
  4. Crock of cooking tools.
  5. Fruit basket.
  6. Microwave.
Jun 21, 2018


How do I declutter my kitchen counters? 
How can I save my kitchen counter space?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use your windowsill for storage. ...
  2. 2. Make your drawers work harder. ...
  3. 3. Make the most of the space above your cabinets. ...
  4. Add a shelf stacker or under-shelf basket. ...
  5. Keep things off the counter with pegboard storage. ...
  6. 6. Make your stovetop do double duty.
Jul 5, 2016


How can I save my kitchen counter space? 
How should I arrange my kitchen counters?
8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster. ...
  7. And pick utensils to match.
Mar 30, 2015


How should I arrange my kitchen counters? 
What should I put in my kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


What should I put in my kitchen? 
How do I clear my kitchen counters?
4 Simple Steps to Clear Kitchen Counters (for Good)
  1. Completely clear your counters. ...
  2. Wipe your counters with your favorite cleaner or with a sponge and warm, soapy water.
  3. Look at your counter goods on your table – is there anything that you don't use daily that can be put in a different place or in a cupboard or cabinet?
Mar 3, 2014


How do I clear my kitchen counters? 
What are the kinds of kitchen storage?
  • Custom pantry. More than any other storage solution, Houzzers dream of a perfectly organized walk-in pantry. ...
  • Corner drawer. ...
  • Utensil drawer. ...
  • Undersink drawer. ...
  • Pullout trash can. ...
  • Cookie sheet drawer. ...
  • Appliance garage. ...
  • Deep cabinet organizer.
Nov 24, 2014


What are the kinds of kitchen storage? 
How can I increase my kitchen storage?
The 21 Best Small Kitchen Ideas of All Time
  1. Hang a pegboard. ...
  2. Use the tops of your cabinets. ...
  3. Downsize your furniture. ...
  4. Add a nesting table to your cabinets. ...
  5. Add shelving under your island countertop. ...
  6. Put the space above your fridge to good use. ...
  7. Use your windows as storage. ...
  8. Add free-standing shelves.
Oct 27, 2017


How can I increase my kitchen storage? 
How do I maximize my kitchen storage?
10 Clever Kitchen Organization Ideas to Maximize Storage Space
  1. Make Use of Cabinet Doors. The inside of your cabinet doors is filled with possibilities for storage. ...
  2. Turn the Sink Into More Counter Space. ...
  3. Store Utensils by Type. ...
  4. Install Hooks for Mugs. ...
  5. Add Rolling Shelves. ...
  6. Add Pan Dividers. ...
  7. Use Risers. ...
  8. Bring In Containers.
Nov 1, 2017


How do I maximize my kitchen storage? 
How do I clean and organize my kitchen?
15 Quick Tips for Keeping an Organized Kitchen
  1. Bag It Up. Get a handle on all of those plastic bags by making a cute storage container. ...
  2. Clean Out the Fridge. This is one project you won't want to put off. ...
  3. Maximize Cabinet Space. ...
  4. Keep Your Coffee Tidy. ...
  5. Wrangle Your Utensils. ...
  6. Find Creative Solutions. ...
  7. Hook It Up. ...
  8. Rethink Appliance Storage.
Feb 27, 2019


How do I clean and organize my kitchen? 
What should I keep on my kitchen counters?
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. Canisters (small and large) are a decorative way to store and contain small items. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


What should I keep on my kitchen counters? 
How do I maximize a small kitchen counter space?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use Your Windowsill for Storage. ...
  2. Make Your Drawers Work Harder. ...
  3. Make the Most of the Space Above Your Cabinets. ...
  4. Add a Shelf Stacker or Under-Shelf Basket. ...
  5. Keep Things Off the Counter With Pegboard Storage. ...
  6. Make Your Stovetop Do Double Duty. ...
  7. Clear Counter Space by Adding Wall Shelves. ...
  8. Make Your Own Custom Kitchen Island.
Jul 7, 2016


How do I maximize a small kitchen counter space? 
How can I get the most out of my small kitchen?
How To Make The Most Of Your Small Kitchen
  1. Use drawers, not doors. Switch all your cabinets to drawers to gain maximum usability of the available area. ...
  2. Install a petite breakfast bar. ...
  3. Prioritize perfect positioning. ...
  4. Rethink your sink. ...
  5. Master savvy shelving. ...
  6. Skip heavy handles. ...
  7. Pick pint-sized appliances. ...
  8. Squeeze in underseat storage.
Feb 7, 2017


How can I get the most out of my small kitchen? 
How do I organize my kitchen storage?
30 Quick and Easy Ideas for Kitchen Organization
  1. Structured snacking. Keep snacks organized and reachable by corralling them in cute baskets. ...
  2. Maximize space. Look at odd-shaped empty spaces, such as above the fridge or in corners, as opportunities for added storage. ...
  3. Think outside the kitchen. ...
  4. Good to go. ...
  5. Plenty of pockets. ...
  6. Pantry perfection. ...
  7. Bleachers for food. ...
  8. Extra space.


How do I organize my kitchen storage? 
How do you declutter a small kitchen?
Kitchen Storage Solutions: How to Declutter Your Pantry and Cabinets
  1. Use wire closet racks in kitchen cabinets. ...
  2. Use T-molding to hold stemware. ...
  3. Create a homemade drawer stop. ...
  4. Use a tissue box to keep plastic bags organized. ...
  5. Organize spices with angled shelving. ...
  6. Use a small spring-tension rod as a simple shelf.


How do you declutter a small kitchen? 
What is the best layout for a kitchen?
Basic Kitchen Layout Types
  • One-wall. Originally called the "Pullman kitchen," the one-wall kitchen layout is generally found in studio or loft spaces because it's the ultimate space saver. ...
  • Galley. This efficient, “lean” layout is ideal for smaller spaces and one-cook kitchens. ...
  • L-Shape. ...
  • Horseshoe. ...
  • Island. ...
  • Peninsula.


What is the best layout for a kitchen? 
Which kitchen layout is the most functional?
Which kitchen layout is the most functional?
  • Kitchen Diner. If you have the space in your home, it may be worth considering an open plan kitchen diner. ...
  • L Shaped. L Shaped kitchens are much more compact than open plan kitchen diners and are suited to homes that may not require too much worktop space. ...
  • Galley. ...
  • G Shaped. ...
  • U Shaped.
Jun 24, 2016


Which kitchen layout is the most functional? 
What is a 10x10 kitchen layout?
A 10x10 kitchen layout is a basic, sample L-shaped kitchen design. This type of layout is used across the kitchen industry to aid customers in comparing cabinet costs of various door styles to find out which is best for your remodeling budget.


What is a 10x10 kitchen layout? 
What are the 5 kitchen layouts?
Five Basic Kitchen Layouts
  • Single Wall. Single wall kitchens are more common in downtown, urban centers and high rises like in Waikiki. ...
  • Galley. Galley style, or corridor kitchens consists of cabinets on two parallel walls. ...
  • Island. ...
  • L-Shaped.
Mar 16, 2016


What are the 5 kitchen layouts? 
How can I design my kitchen?
Draw your floor plan, choose your furnishings, and see your kitchen design in 3D – it's that easy!
  1. Draw Your Floor Plan. Draw a floor plan of your kitchen in minutes, using simple drag and drop drawing tools. ...
  2. Furnish Your Kitchen. ...
  3. See Your Kitchen in 3D.


How can I design my kitchen? 
How big should a kitchen be?
An island should be at least 4 feet long and 2 feet deep, but it also must have room for people to move and work around it. Specialists say that unless your kitchen is at least 8 feet deep and 12 feet long, you shouldn't even consider an island.Oct 23, 2012


How big should a kitchen be? 
What are the 6 types of kitchen layouts?
The Six Types of Kitchen Layouts
  • Galley Kitchen. Also called the parallel kitchen, this is one of the most efficient kitchen layouts. ...
  • One-wall Kitchen. The one-wall kitchen is trendy in studio flats and loft apartments because it utilizes minimum space. ...
  • U-Shaped Kitchen. ...
  • L-Shaped Kitchen. ...
  • Island Kitchen. ...
  • Peninsula or G-Shaped Kitchen.


What are the 6 types of kitchen layouts? 
How do you draw a kitchen layout?
Get Started
  1. Select a Room Outline. Open Floor Plans - Residential from the diagrams list along the left-hand side of the screen. ...
  2. Input Room Dimensions. ...
  3. Add Doors, Windows, and Wall Openings. ...
  4. Lay Out Countertops. ...
  5. Add Sink. ...
  6. Add Appliances. ...
  7. Add Base Cabinets. ...
  8. Add Upper Cabinets.


How do you draw a kitchen layout? 
What are the three major work centers in a kitchen?
Just as the kitchen's work triangle has three points -- cooktop, sink, and refrigerator -- the kitchen itself has three work centers. Food Preparation and Storage Work Center Be sure to plan well-organized kitchen storage for canned and dry goods, mixing bowls, casserole dishes, cookbooks, and small appliances.Oct 31, 2018


What are the three major work centers in a kitchen? 
How big is a 10x10 kitchen?
A 10x10 kitchen is a standard kitchen in size, it is a total of 20 feet of wall space. 10x10 pricing is a common method used by kitchen cabinet retailers to help customers gauge which cabinets cost less and which cost more.


How big is a 10x10 kitchen? 
Is my kitchen big enough for an island?
You may have a nice-sized kitchen now, but if your island is too large your kitchen will feel cramped. The general rule is that you will need at least 42 to 48 inches (106.68 cm to 121.92 cm) of open space around your island.Jul 11, 2016


Is my kitchen big enough for an island? 
How much should a 10x10 kitchen remodel cost?
Most kitchen designers charge 8% to 10% of the total remodeling cost. Therefore, the end amount will depend on a low, mid-range or high-end kitchen. Most remodels that cost $10,000 to $20,000 will have a kitchen remodel designer cost of $1,500 to $3,000.May 25, 2016


How much should a 10x10 kitchen remodel cost? 
Can spices be stored next to stove?
As counterintuitive as it may seem, spices should never be stored near your stove. Heat damages spices and weakens their flavor. Spices should be kept in a cool, dry, dark area of your kitchen, like in the pantry.Apr 13, 2015


Can spices be stored next to stove? 
Can spices be kept in the fridge?
Though it's best to keep spices in a dry cabinet, you can store larger backup supplies in the fridge or freezer. Whole spices can be stored in the freezer for up to three years and ground spices up to six months. Do not store small amounts of spices in the fridge or freezer, as this will trap humidity once it's opened.Nov 9, 2012


Can spices be kept in the fridge? 
Can spices be frozen?
When the unfrozen portion of the herb or spice loses its aroma or flavor, replace it with the other half from the freezer. (Don't store spices and dried herbs in the freezer if you plan to use them regularly, though, because the repeated opening and closing of the door can create condensation and loss of flavor.)Aug 17, 2014
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Can spices be frozen? 
Do spices go bad?
As seasoning makers like McCormick point out, spices do not actually spoil. ... Over time, spices will lose their potency and not flavor your food as intended. As a general rule, whole spices will stay fresh for about 4 years, ground spices for about 3 to 4 years and dried leafy herbs for 1 to 3 years.
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Do spices go bad? 
Should spices be kept in the dark?
Spices and herbs should always be stored in an area that is out of direct sunlight, away from any type of moisture and, preferably, in a dark area, such as a pantry away from any cooking surfaces.


Should spices be kept in the dark? 
How do you store seasoning?
A good storage system keeps herbs and spices dry and in the dark as well. Amber glass jars with airtight lids are ideal. You might also keep them in a cupboard or drawer, cover the jars with large opaque labels or use a curtain to cover them when not in use.


How do you store seasoning? 
What is the best spice rack?
Best Spice Rack Reviews
  • DecoBros 3 Tier Wall Mounted Spice Rack. ...
  • Cole & Mason Herb and Spice Revolving Spice Rack Countertop Carousel Set.
  • Ikea Set of 4 Birch Bekvam Spice Racks. ...
  • AllSpice Wooden Spice Rack, Includes 60 4oz Jars. ...
  • Kamenstein Criss-Cross Bamboo 18-Jar Spice Rack. ...
  • Gneiss Spice Magnetic Spice Jars Rack. ...
  • Rubbermaid Pull-Down Spice Rack.


What is the best spice rack? 
Where should I put spices in my kitchen?
Below, 12 clever spice storage ideas for your small kitchen cabinets:
  • Spicy Shelf spice rack. ...
  • Rubbermaid pull-down spice rack. ...
  • YouCopia Chef's universal drawer SpiceStack. ...
  • Magnetic spice tins. ...
  • Cabinet door mount wood 3-shelf spice rack. ...
  • 30-spice gripper clips. ...
  • White wire macrame 2-tier spice rack.
Apr 4, 2018


Where should I put spices in my kitchen? 
Do spice racks come with spices?
The rotating stainless steel spice rack holds 20 jars filled with frequently used spices. Jars feature sifter tops for light seasoning that remove for measuring. Spices include basil, marjoram, garlic salt, coriander, rosemary, oregano, and more.


Do spice racks come with spices? 
Which side is best for kitchen?
While cooking food in kitchen in your house, you face should face east direction. Second best is North west, facing west while cooking.


Which side is best for kitchen? 
Which side should kitchen face as per Vastu?
The right placement of the gas stove as per Vastu is in the southeast direction of the kitchen. You should cook facing the east direction to bring the positive energies in your home.Dec 28, 2018


Which side should kitchen face as per Vastu? 
Which side should kitchen face?
Cooking should be done in the South-East corner or on the East side of the Kitchen. It is best to cook while facing East but facing North is also all right. It is advisable not to put the stove on the northern wall.


Which side should kitchen face? 
What is the drawer under the oven for?
It turns out that the drawer underneath many ovens serves a very specific purpose — and it's not just for storage. In this reporter's kitchen, the oven drawer holds a couple of baking sheets and shallow pans. But it was actually designed to broil food or keep it warm after cooking, according to Tasting Table.Oct 11, 2017


What is the drawer under the oven for? 
Can you cook in a warming drawer?
The warming drawer also can be mounted directly under the oven for convenience and less heat loss. The better models have built-in moisture controls. Most foods taste "just cooked" when kept warm at the moist setting. Others foods, such as baked potatoes and fried food, are better when stored at the crisp setting.Jan 25, 2008


Can you cook in a warming drawer? 
Can you use warming drawer for storage?
It can hold pots and pans near the cooking area, keeping them ready for use. A storage drawer does not serve as a warming drawer.


Can you use warming drawer for storage? 
How should I arrange my kitchen counters?
8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster. ...
  7. And pick utensils to match.
Mar 30, 2015


How should I arrange my kitchen counters? 
How can I increase my kitchen storage?
The 21 Best Small Kitchen Ideas of All Time
  1. Hang a pegboard. ...
  2. Use the tops of your cabinets. ...
  3. Downsize your furniture. ...
  4. Add a nesting table to your cabinets. ...
  5. Add shelving under your island countertop. ...
  6. Put the space above your fridge to good use. ...
  7. Use your windows as storage. ...
  8. Add free-standing shelves.
Oct 27, 2017


How can I increase my kitchen storage? 
Where should I put everything in my kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


Where should I put everything in my kitchen? 
How can I maximize my small kitchen?
10 Clever Kitchen Organization Ideas to Maximize Storage Space
  1. Make Use of Cabinet Doors. The inside of your cabinet doors is filled with possibilities for storage. ...
  2. Turn the Sink Into More Counter Space. ...
  3. Store Utensils by Type. ...
  4. Install Hooks for Mugs. ...
  5. Add Rolling Shelves. ...
  6. Add Pan Dividers. ...
  7. Use Risers. ...
  8. Bring In Containers.
Nov 1, 2017


How can I maximize my small kitchen? 
How do I organize my kitchen cabinets?
Kitchen Cabinets
  1. Keep Tupperware lids in their own box. Organizing Made Fun. ...
  2. Put things you use every day in the most accessible cabinets. Paige Smith. ...
  3. Hang hooks or a corkboard on the inside of a cabinet door to maximize space. ...
  4. Put shelf risers in your cabinets. ...
  5. Store spices on a Lazy Susan.
Jan 12, 2017


How do I organize my kitchen cabinets? 
What are the kinds of kitchen storage?
  • Custom pantry. More than any other storage solution, Houzzers dream of a perfectly organized walk-in pantry. ...
  • Corner drawer. ...
  • Utensil drawer. ...
  • Undersink drawer. ...
  • Pullout trash can. ...
  • Cookie sheet drawer. ...
  • Appliance garage. ...
  • Deep cabinet organizer.
Nov 24, 2014


What are the kinds of kitchen storage?