I don’t know about you, but I end up cleaning my kitchen daily- sometimes even twice a day! It’s not that me or my partner are particularly messy but we spend a lot of time in our kitchen cooking. It can be quite a chore to keep it tidy, so I’ve compiled a list of some easy tips and tricks on how to keep your kitchen organised.
Keep food fresh for longer by keeping it sealed in a food bag or by using a clip tie. This can stop food from drying out which will happen shortly after packaging is open and exposed to the air. I often use them in the fridge to keep ham or other cooked meats sealed.
If you’re partial to a cheeky Chinese takeaway, then you should consider washing up and keeping the plastic tubs the food comes in. These tubs are perfect for when you want to bulk cook and put portions away in the freezer. They stack really well and you can fit a lot of food in there. You can also buy the empty tubs in a shop.
Two Tea Towels
To avoid spreading muck about, I like to have two different towels for drying. I use one tea towel to dry up washed items or to dry down surfaces and I have a separate tea towel to dry hands on. Both towels are washed on a weekly basis but it’s nice to know that my clean hands aren’t mixing with dishwater.
It’s always after returning home from our weekly food shop that we find we forgot to purchase several items, despite making a list before we leave. To combat this, we have a shopping list on our wall which we can add to every time we notice we’ve run out of something. It’s much more efficient and allows us to swiftly complete our shop without hesitation.
No tidy kitchen is complete without it being clean too and nothing’s worse than running out of cleaning items such as kitchen towels, sprays and sponges. As they are relatively cheap to buy, I recommend stocking up so that you always have a spare under the kitchen sink in case of emergencies.
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