So many of us live with pantries are filled with all kinds of foodstuffs. We buy something on sale, or want to try new recipes, and then never get around to using what we buy. We store the new purchases in front of the old item is forgotten, and soon our pantry so full that we did not know what was even there anymore.
So why not organize your kitchen and uncover any unused items? Create order in your kitchen is easy with this process step-by-step. Read through the steps and then take action. Do not stop until you’re done.
Cleaning your cooking space.
Before you do anything in your kitchen, cleaning the cooking chamber close. This is where you will sort the items that you pull them out of the pantry. This space could be a kitchen table or a desk, or you can even use the floor.
Remove every single item in your kitchen that are rarely used or not used at all. As you do, take a look at the expiry date. Almost all now have an expiration date and it is important to dispose of the products of the past.
When you find an item that is not double you use regularly, arrange them in a box to be brought to the pantry when you have finished your meal. The items are stored that are not part of the usual menu of your family can also be donated. Donate generously. You will make wiser decisions in the future.
Clean the empty pantry.
Each larder becomes dirty from time to time. Even the best housekeepers neglect grease and sticky spills on the shelf surface and food crumbs in the corners and on the floor of the closet. It is the right time to wipe all the shelves and walls and vacuum the floor.
Taking your organizing efforts a step further and install some solid colored paper rack on the shelves. Not only will this make your kitchen clean, it will inspire you to stay organized as well.
Sorting out your meals according to how you use it. Put together canned soup, pasta varieties together, cereal together, and snacks together. You get the idea. The goal is to gather like items together.
This activity serves two purposes: You will be able to quickly inventory your supplies, and this will be your guide to plan how you will store the items in your kitchen newly organized
Now you are ready to put things back into your pantry. Your product is already sorted and arranged neatly so keeping similar items together as you return them to your kitchen shelf.
Inventory your rack according to how often you use the product, how easy they are to deal with, and how much they weigh. Store goods that are often used at eye level. Storing items larger, lighter on shelves higher. Store goods greater weight on the lower shelves. Putting back-up item in a row behind other similar goods, or on the floor.