We have a horrible kitchen. Until last year we had a total working surface of less than 4 square feet (it was closer to 2.75). It is also carpeted (our landlord lives below the kitchen). It’s really the only downside of an otherwise amazing space and it’s one I’ve cooked in for 6 years and found ways to enjoy it. In other words, it ain’t pretty but it works.
On the surface, it doesn’t look THAT bad. The upper-left cabinets store our pantry (though none of the 700 canned goods that are stored on the other side of the room on the great wall of preserves), the upper-right includes 3 shelves for plates, cups and an entire shelf of wine glasses. The drawers on the bottom left serve their purpose: cutlery, kitchen tools and storage containers and dish cloths.
But then there’s the lower 3 doors. They are my dirty little secret:
The one on the right is our ‘favourite’:
This weekend marks the beginning (and hopefully the end) of the journey to overhaul our cupboard storage. We’ll share the final results here on the blog and some pictures in progress on our Facebook Group over the weekend.
Through the magic of the Internet you can fast forwad a day a see the results here now.