WEBvisit – A neatly arranged kitchen with proper kitchen equipment and ingredients placement can improve cooking efficiency, in addition to making it pleasing to the eye. If you spend more time in the kitchen looking for kitchen utensils or ingredients than cooking, then your kitchen isn’t organized enough. The following tips for arranging kitchen space not only focus on the appearance of the outside of the kitchen but also explore how to organize the inside of the kitchen cabinet and drawers.
The easiest way to organize the kitchen and keep the kitchen always tidy is to get rid of cooking utensils and kitchen ingredients immediately after use and immediately clean them with special kitchen cleaners.
How to arrange a kitchen space
Considering the kitchen as a very functional part of a house, structuring the kitchen is not enough just to make the kitchen look beautiful, but also need to consider its practicality. The bеаutіful арреаrаnсе of a kіtсhеn can bе еnjоуеd by аnуоnе, whіlе thе practicality оf the kіtсhеn саn bе fеlt bу kіtсhеn uѕеrѕ when сооkіng.
The principles of how to arrange the kitchen to be beautiful:
- Clean. Kitchen hygiene is absolutely a top priority because the kitchen is a place to store and prepare food. Clean the kitchen table, fridge, around the stove, floor, and other surfaces with cleaning products, such as Cif, every time you finish cooking.
- Dry. The area around the sink is prone to becoming muddy. If possible, place a special shelf above or near the sink to drain the freshly washed utensils so that the water droplets don’t run everywhere. Immediately wipe the scattered water so as not to leave dry water stains or lime crust.
- Smell free. Steam dishes that are too thick can leave a smell in the kitchen and other rooms. Use materials or odor absorbent products and try to circulate air in the kitchen smoothly so that the wind carried by the wind outside the house.
- Concise Hide as much as possible kitchen objects so as not to scatter. You might consider replacing open dish racks with kitchen cabinets, cabinets, and drawers to store cooking utensils and kitchenware. If storage space is limited, you can work around this by hanging cooking utensils on the wall without ignoring aesthetics. Transfer the excess cooking to a container and store it in the refrigerator, rather than leaving it in a pan that is left just like that.
Organizing the kitchen to realize practicality basically puts cooking utensils and kitchen ingredients so that they are easy to find and reach.
- Salt, ground pepper, and ready-made spices should be stored near the stove. Likewise with the main cooking utensils, such as a pan and a mainstay pot.
- Cutlery can be stored further away from the stove but close to the dishwasher.
- Baking pan and utensils are better stored near the oven.
- Store kitchen utensils that are rarely used in a more hidden place in the cupboard.
Tips for arranging kitchen utensils in cabinets and drawers
Organizing your kitchen is easier if you have enough storage. Drawers are better than cabinets because items stored in drawers are visible from above so that they are easier to find and reach. Conversely, objects in the back corner of the cupboard are invisible and difficult to achieve. Even so, the wall cabinet is still needed to make the best use of kitchen space.
Kitchen wall cabinet:
- Allocate one cabinet for ready-made dried spices, flour, and seeds. Store each type of material in transparent jars. Oils and bottled sauces can also be included in this cabinet.
- Provide a cabinet for supplies of coffee, tea, canned foods, and instant foods. You can leave these materials in their original packaging so you can track the expiration date.
- Put the materials that are rarely used in the highest location in the wall cabinet, not on the wall cabinet!
Organize kitchen drawers:
- Use a baffle in the top drawer to group tablespoons, teaspoons, forks, dinner knives, kitchen knives, vegetable spoons, etc. Make sure you keep sharp objects in a drawer that is out of reach of children or in a lockable drawer
- Larger drawers can be used to store stacks of pots, pans, plastic containers, etc.
- Take advantage of the space under the sink to store cleaning products. Make sure this room is locked so that it cannot be reached by children.
To make it look beautiful, the kitchen must always be clean, dry, odor-free, and compact For a practical kitchen, place kitchen ingredients and cooking utensils in the right place so that they are easy to find and reach. Allocate a wall cabinet or kitchen drawer for one group of food or utensils