6 Clever Items to Organize Your Kitchen
We’ve cooked up a list of products to keep your family's favorite place tidy.
Picture this: You’re in the kitchen cooking. You reach for something you need, but it is wedged behind a few other things, so by pulling out the one item you need, everything tumbles out onto the floor. Sound familiar? So much happens in the kitchen when you’re working, which is why keeping it neat is key. But that can be hard to manage when you can’t seem to find a place for all of your cooking and baking items. To help, we’ve curated a list of six products that can do wonders to organize your space, like getting those pesky Tupperware lids under control once and for all or keeping your groceries neatly sorted in your fridge. With the help of these items, your room will feel like a professional chef’s kitchen in no time.
Nesting Glass Storage Containers
If stacking your food containers always seems to end up as a cluttered mess, try out this nifty collection. The vessels and the lids both nest together, which means they’ll save you some serious space—all while keeping your kitchen cabinets looking neat and organized.
To buy: $30; uncommongoods.com.
Food Container Lid Organizer
If just thinking about opening your Tupperware cabinet bring visions to lids and containers tumbling down, this organizer can help the mess. It has different sized compartments for up to 12 large and 26 small lids. Simply pop it in your cabinet or pantry and never fear opening the door again.
To buy: $15; containerstore.com.
Compact Sink Dish Racks
Maybe the dishwasher is full, or maybe you need a more organized way to let your dishes air dry. Either way, this rack will keep them all neatly stored away and nearly out of sight without using any counter space at all.
To buy: $15; amazon.com.
Hangable Kids Cups
Keep the pile of dirty cups at bay with the help of these hanging kids cups. Rather than reach for a new cup every time your little one wants a drink of water, they can simply reuse this one. It sticks right on your fridge, which means that it saves you precious counter space, too.
To buy: $7; bedbathandbeyond.com.
Four-Event Kitchen Timer with Whiteboard
Keep yourself organized while preparing big meals with this handy gadget. It allows you to set four different alarms and jot down notes or reminders on the whiteboard. With this nifty find in your kitchen, family dinner suddenly becomes a simpler task.
To buy: $11; amazon.com.
Pots and Pans Lid Organizer
Pots and pans may be easy to stack and store away, but lids? They’re a little trickier. Keep your kitchen space tidy by tucking your toppers away in this handy organizer. It holds all types of lids and slides in and out of the cabinet so you can easily grab the one you need.
To buy: $13; bedbathandbeyond.com.
Refrigerator and Freezer Organizer Bins
If the food inside your fridge seems to be tumbling around every time you open the door, consider keeping everything in place with these BPA-free plastic containers. Added bonus: the handles make it easy to take them in and out.
To buy: $30; amazon.com.