The 12 Worst Offenders for Kitchen Clutter and How to Do with Them

The 12 Worst Offenders for Kitchen Clutter and How to Do with Them

The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen Scores of cabinets and miles of counter space, a place for everything and everything in its place — this is the dream kitchen. But the reality is that most of us are cooking...
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The IKEA RÅSKOG Cart

The IKEA RÅSKOG Cart

This cart is so spiffy it will make you want to mop your floors, morning, noon, and night. Okay, maybe not, but it will help tackle the headache you get when you’re screaming, “Where is that sponge I saved specifically...
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6 Ways to Prepare For Your Kitchen for Back-to-School Time

6 Ways to Prepare For Your Kitchen for Back-to-School Time

3 Smart Tips for Organizing a Lunch Station There’s the obvious back-to-school prep — like stocking up on pencils, pens, and notebooks, maybe even a new lunch tote or backpack — but there’s another area that deserves consideration: your kitchen...
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The Kitchn’s Spring Refresh Day 4: Take Stock of Your Pantry Shelves (and Yourself)

The Kitchn’s Spring Refresh Day 4: Take Stock of Your Pantry Shelves (and Yourself)

If the refrigerator is a cook’s subconscious, then the pantry is the conscious ego — the place where we can see ourselves in a colorful, curated spice collection or an organized row of rice and pasta jars. Pantry cleaning offers...
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The Kitchn’s Spring Refresh Day 3: Banish Bad Vibes from the Fridge and Freezer

The Kitchn’s Spring Refresh Day 3: Banish Bad Vibes from the Fridge and Freezer

Is there anything more connected to the way we feel about ourselves (deep down) than our refrigerator? Movies use this correlation all the time — just think of Oscar’s moldy-sandwich fridge in The Odd Couple, Sigourney Weaver’s portal-to-another-...
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The Kitchn’s Spring Refresh Day 2: Get Your Cleaning Supplies in Order

The Kitchn’s Spring Refresh Day 2: Get Your Cleaning Supplies in Order

Day two’s project is one that will carry us through every other task this week. It involves decluttering and cleaning out your cleaning supplies and the space where they live — whether that’s under the sink, in the pantry, or...
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The Kitchn’s Spring Refresh Day 1: Clean Your Counters, Clear Your Mind

The Kitchn’s Spring Refresh Day 1: Clean Your Counters, Clear Your Mind

Hello and welcome! Thanks for joining The Kitchn’s seven-day spring refresh. It’s sort of like a cleanse for your kitchen, but there’s no dieting or fasting — just a weeklong journey to a cleaner, calmer cooking space. As a home-clearer,...
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I Started Doing The One Thing That Immediately Made This Kitchen Cabinet Neater

I Started Doing The One Thing That Immediately Made This Kitchen Cabinet Neater

I recently made a very small change to the food cabinet next to my stove that immediately made it neater. It’s such a simple thing that I’m a little embarrassed I didn’t pick up the habit earlier, but now that...
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