Pantry Organization Ideas

Chances are you are not using the space in your pantry to its fullest potential. Strategic pantry organization ideas are key in order to maximize space and efficiency—and we have rounded up some of the best tips here. A good place to start: decant cereal and snacks into clear containers so that all of the food is visible (while also eliminating unnecessary bulk). Drips and spills may go unnoticed in a jam-packed pantry and can lead to unwanted visitors (Yuck!). Our speed cleaning pantry checklist will help you create a spotless and sanitary home for all of those snacks and groceries— in just 15 minutes. Use our list of cooking essentials to ensure that your pantry, refrigerator, and freezer are always well stocked and ready to go in case you need to whip up a last minute meal for family or friends that show up unexpectedly (but hungry).

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Pantry Organizing Checklist

A well-organized pantry means you’ll always know what materials you have on hand.

Pantry Staples Checklist

Every cook needs a well-stocked kitchen. With these few essential ingredients on hand, you’ll always be able to whip up a meal quickly.

How to Fix Pantry Problems

Use these solutions to avoid sticky spills and cluttered messes.