Home Organization Tips for your Kitchen -
DOC Month 4, Week 14
It's time for more home organization tips in the kitchen.
Dream of Clean? You are at Month 4, Week 14 - Spend some time in decluttering, organizing and cleaning your kitchen.
Now you know the home management method
DOC: Declutter, Organize, Clean
Let's get straight into it and tackle a new set of jobs!
Dream of Clean - Month 4, Week 14 in the Kitchen
through the condiments in your refrigerator. Toss
out anything that is expired, sauces your family doesn't like, and bottles with
a quarter-teaspoon of product left in them. In all likelihood you won't use, or
get out, that little bit anyways.
items in your pantry that you won't use. Tinned
soups, spam, and fruit can all be taken to a food donation program where
someone in need will make us of them. Food waste is a huge problem in
Australia, and there are many people out there who struggle for balanced meals.
your baking goods and spices. Label things that
could be mistaken such as sugar and salt, or chili powder and cayenne and sort
things in order to keep like items together. For example, keep curry spices,
turmeric, coriander, and kaffir lime leaves together so that when you make a
curry they're all readily available together.
the compartments in your refrigerator. Keep vegetables and fruits separate in their
correct crisper drawers. Keep hot sauces and salad dressings together, and make
sure any items close to their expiration date are near the front of the
refrigerator so they don't get forgotten. In a professional kitchen this is
called FIFO (first in, first out).
out the refrigerator. Go through each shelf in your
fridge and dispose of expired food. If you have vegetables that are about to
go, use them to make a vegetable stock or juice them. Most herbs can be
processed and stored in ice cube trays in the freezer for later.
fridge shelves. If it's been a while this will take
longer than five minutes, but if you've been keeping on top of it this won't
take long. Use a little soap and warm water and wipe the shelves and inside of
the crispers and door to remove spilled food and crumbs.
month do a freezer scan to see if there is any food that should be used up or
thrown out. Some
products are only good in the freezer for a certain amount of time and for this
reason it's good to keep dates on frozen goods that don't display expiry dates
Dream of Clean Home Management Challenge
To organize your home, you need to begin one room at a time.
My latest ebook, "I Dream of Clean" helps you do that - working through zone by zone, in 3 easy steps - declutter, organize and clean. It organizes these tasks into 16 weeks and each week is already divided into daily tasks on a printable cleaning schedule.
Follow the step by step practical guide to home organization and bring your home into order with this house cleaning schedule with printable checklists.
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