Tiny Kitchen Improvements

I have slowly been changing things around in my kitchen because I love it and want to spend all my time in there and once took a day off of work to make chili.

These things are absolutely essential to my kitchen-related happiness:

  • Mason jars of various sizes for dry goods, nuts, etc.


I’ve also used a half-pint mason jar to make a shaker for this delicious popcorn seasoning recipe I took from the Seventh Day Adventist Church (http://lads.t1005.com/popcorn.asp). Just take a screwdriver (or knife) and a hammer and violently poke holes in the lid of the jar.

  • A lazy susan reserved for hot sauce.


  • A sweet spice rack, preferably an imperfect one that you’ve made yourself. 


Or you can just buy a magnetic spice rack. I had fun making one, but the difference in cost is negligible.

    • A good collection of rarely-used cookbooks, making sure to have a few funny ones


    • A stuffed animal of unknown origin sitting on a shelf reserved for alcohol



    I’m sure there’s more but I’ll stop there for now.


      4 thoughts on “Tiny Kitchen Improvements

      1. -Sheet metal from home depot (I forgot what gauge)-4 oz Square Metal Tins w/ Clear View Tops from SKS (http://www.sks-bottle.com/340c/SearchIndexMetal.html)-I hot glued ProMAG 3/4" Round Magnets (from Amazon) to the back of the tins, but I would suggest getting larger and/or stronger magnets. I had to glue two magnets to some of the tins because they kept sliding down-R.S.V.P. 96-Piece Spice Label Set (from Amazon)

      2. Usually it’s Prime or nothing for me, but the magnets weren’t available through Prime at the time (they are now). Labels were Prime.

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