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10 Products That’ll Help You Make the Most of Your Tiny Kitchen
Having a small space doesn’t mean you should just skip cooking. These tiny kitchen ideas will help you cook up a storm anytime, anywhere.
Amazon / Totally Bamboo
Collapsible Dish Drying Rack
Tackling the dishes as you go is a great way to limit clutter and mess in a tiny kitchen. Totally Bamboo’s collapsible dish racks (from $20) are designed to fit on a tiny patch of countertop, then stashed under the sink until dish duty calls again. Here are 12 simple ways to gain more counter space.
Amazon / Nostalgia
3-in-1 Breakfast Station
Nostalgia Electrics Retro Series 3-In-1 Breakfast Station ($77) is a bit pricey, but boy, it’s a workhorse! Whip up some coffee, toast and a little something tasty on the griddle. You’ll be telling everyone to “Kiss my grits!” with the sass and ease of Alice herself.
Amazon / Joseph Joseph
Colorful Nesting Bowls & Measuring Cups
Who knew measuring could be so stylish? Joseph Joseph’s mixing bowls and measuring cups ($22) all nest together to save on storage space. The whole set is dishwasher safe, making clean-up a breeze.
Use this handy set to make any one of these best-ever healthy desserts as a celebration of being both practical and fun.
Amazon / Cook Art
Collapsible Colander & Microwave Plate Cover
With limited storage, the more a piece can do the better! This colander and microwave plate cover ($17) helps you strain your spaghetti and then nuke the sauce, all without missing a beat (or making a mess). Just make a batch of our Italian meatballs to finish the meal.
Amazon / Ouddy
Magnetic Knife Strip
You can install magnetic knife storage in all sorts of places other than the wall. This highly rated magnetic knife strip ($15) can be installed under your cabinets to keep counters clear and knives out of sight.
Amazon / Talented Kitchen
Magnetic Spice Tins
Do you like to have everything at your fingertips? We feel you. Try Talented Kitchen’s magnetic spice tins ($16). Smart, affordable and complete with two easy-to-read label options, they make a great housewarming gift.
Once your spices are in place, celebrate with a warm and cozy mug of hot spiced cider.
Amazon / Oenophilia
Under-Cabinet Stemware Rack
The theme is clutter-free. For less than a trip to the movies, get an under-cabinet stemware rack ($14). It keeps your wine glasses clean, protected and out of the way. This little chrome number has the capacity for up to 9 glasses.
Amazon / Houdini
Expandable Wine Rack
At only 8″ tall, this small yet mighty wine rack ($13) can easily be tucked in your fridge or displayed on your dining room table.
Received a new bottle as a gift, but no room left in the rack? What a pity! Looks like you’ll just have to make a batch of mixed berry sangria.
Amazon / Hamilton Beach
Single Serve Blender
With this pint sized powerhouse, blend for a few seconds and voilà, you have our best shakes and smoothies. This Hamilton Beach blender ($15) even has a blending jar that doubles as a travel cup, reducing clean-up time. (If you have a little more room, consider our Test Kitchen’s favorite blender.)
Amazon / Shazo
Airtight Container Set
Having a tightly packed pantry results in frustration when you can’t find what you’re looking for. Instead, try using clear containers with easy-to-read labels ($55). Take a peek at these pantry organization tips from the experts, too.
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