If you are lucky enough to have a kitchen pantry or enough storage to have a larder, then this post is for you.
Ensuring your pantry is organised will help you no end with meal planning, making it easier to use up what you have as you can see it all in there. It will also stop food waste as items go out of date.
Kitchen Pantry Organisation Tips and Tricks
Kitchen pantry organisation is very important to be able to maintain what you have in there. You should make sure that all of the ingredients and other items are within reach and easy to find. The following are some steps that can help with this process:
- Designate a specific place for each item – Once you know where things are, it is quicker to do a stock check and grab items as you need them.
- Label and organize the drawers so it’s easier to find what you need.
- Create a checklist for each shelf, drawer, or door so there is an easy reference point when stocking up on new items. Doing this on a laminated sheet with a wipeable marker makes it easier to track too.
- Use baskets, bins, or containers to better organise ingredient groups as well as spices and condiments by type in order of use frequency throughout the year.
Things You Should Consider When Organising Your Kitchen Pantry
Having an organised pantry will make your life a little easier and make it better for your whole household, lets face it if everyone knows where things are it is going to save you so much stress!
Here are few things you need to keep in mind when organizing your kitchen pantry.
- For those with small kitchens, a good idea is to place the pantry on the other side of the wall from the sink. This way you can keep all those items that you need on a daily basis at arms reach.
- KEEP THE FOOD SEPARATED BY TYPE OF FOOD: Once you have decided where to place your pantry, make sure that you keep different types of food separated by type of food (i.e., canned goods, dry goods). This will make finding what you need much easier as well as help avoid any confusion or cross-contamination.
- Think about the containers you use – Airtight containers are going to keep your food safe and fresh for longer, investing now will save you so much time in the future.
Organizing the Non-Perishable Items in Your Kitchen Pantry First
I’ll start by listing the various sections of the pantry and then work out a home for everything.
A pantry is a storage place for all the non-perishable items in your house. It is important that you organize it properly to avoid any confusion during an emergency or when you are making dinner for your family. There are many things that go inside here but there are only a couple of sections. The main section of your pantry will be food, with all the other items stored inside it.
The kitchen pantry is divided into four different sections – canned goods, boxed goods, dry goods, and snacks. Each section has different needs from the others so they should be organized accordingly: Canned goods should be at eye level on shelves so they can be seen easily and do
If you have enough storage space in your pantry, it is a good place to keep things such as potatoes and vegetables that do not need to go in the fridge. Keeping them in a cool dark place will extend their use by date and mean less wastage again for you.