If your kitchen isn’t living up to your expectations, give it a makeover for convenience and pizazz using the steps below.
- Take stock of your kitchens purpose. Is it for cooking, baking, eating, and storing food? If so, move all the items that are unrelated to the purpose of your space (such as papers, magazines, tools, etc.) to other, more appropriate rooms of your home.
- Identify the major categories of items to be kept in your kitchen. For example:
- Cookware – skillets, saucepans, stew pots, and lids.
- Bakeware – cookie sheets, pie pans, cake pans, and muffin pans.
- Appliances – coffee maker, toaster, food processor, bread machine, and mixer.
- Kitchen tools – vegetable peeler, egg slicer, thermometer, cork screw, manual can opener, box grater, cutting board, rolling pin, strainer, and sifter.
- Utensils – spoons, forks, spatulas, tongs, whisks, pastry brush, and grilling utensils.
- Dinnerware, glassware and flatware – plates, bowls,