Before and After: A Refrigerator Makeover
Step 1: Drinks Strategy
Since Rachel buys in bulk, Parker transferred gallons into easier-to-pour carafes that make use of vertical space. The originals
stay in a second refrigerator in the garage. Water bottles (second shelf) rest pyramid-style on a clever rack (Easy Stack,
Step 2: Proper Placement
Eggs absorb odors, so Parker put them in an airtight egg bin (Lock & Lock, $6, bedbathandbeyond.com) in the coldest part of the refrigerator―the center―rather than on the warmer door. Vegetables went in their drawer―except lettuce, which got its own moisture-draining home (Progressive Lettuce Keeper, $15, bedbathandbeyond.com). Cold cuts now all live in the deli drawer, individually contained (Top square containers, from $4, oxo.com).