Keep the kitchen running smoothly with plenty of storage and space for appliances. Vermont kitchen painted in Ivory, John Lewis
1. A cooker with two ovens is a real asset. Multifunction models with heating elements at the top and bottom, plus a fan and grill offer flexibility when catering for large numbers.
2. If you’re often entertaining a crowd, consider investing in a wine cabinet. Most have separate areas for storing red and white, but if space is tight, choose a single temperature, slimline model.
3. The latest multi-cookers combine a slow cooker, rice cooker, and steamer in one. They can roast meat as well as make stew and curry.
4. If you’re a frequent baker, a stand mixer makes mixing large batches of cookies easy. Look for a splatter guard lid that fits over the bowl and a flexible beater with a silicone edge.
5. Food processors make light work of chopping, whisking, and even making pastry for freezing to help you get ahead.
Do you have a crock of utensils by your stove? We use a big glass jar, which is functional but overcrowded. It also tends to get greasy and splattered. We are really liking this three-well limestone utensil holder from Etsy seller twobeans; it’s beautifully muted in color, and a little more practical with the three holders.
See another photo below as well as their granite version… These are not inexpensive, but if they are right for your kitchen they might be worth the investment.
I was all set to post some lovely modern art on today’s Etsy Find when I stumbled across vintage kitchenware shop the fox and the spoon, and decided to change course. I know, I’m so predictable, but at least I know what I like. If you, too, like retro style and lovely images, enjoy!
Etsy Find: the fox and the spoon
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