Friday, February 20, 2009

Kitchen Improvement Tips

The kitchen is one of the most important parts of the house. It is mainly used for food preparation and cooking but in the recent years, more people are extending their modern kitchens to entertain guests. Here are some simple kitchen improvement tips that might interest you:
  • Keep your kitchen clean and clutter free. Keep counter tops clean by keeping a handy kitchen rag nearby. If there are items left unused for a long time, it is best to store them away.
  • Choose kitchen lights that keep the kitchen naturally well-lit.
  • Organize your kitchen things. For example put all your cook books in one area where you can easily find them. Put all baking supplies like pastry rings, pastry brushes, cookie cutters and cake decorating sets in one drawer.
  • Put some kitchen accents to add color and beauty to the surroundings. Find some wall frames, hand painted tiles, decorative plates, jars and plates that you can display in your kitchen. Make sure your choice of decorations will compliment the existing theme or color of your kitchen.
  • Protect your stainless kitchen sinks from scratches by putting plastic or rubber matting.
  • If possible, plant herbs in small pots and put them by your window sill. You can use fresh herbs as cooking ingredients. Herbs can also add touch of life and color to your kitchen.

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