The ultimate guide to the kitchen from Food52–the award-winning kitchen and home destination–filled with ideas for creating, organizing, and enjoying everyone’s favorite room in the house.
The first step to better, happier cooking? Setting up a tip-top kitchen. We’re talking one that’s stocked with essential tools and ingredients, organized so everything you need is close at hand, and sparkling-clean from floor to ceiling. Food52 is here to make it happen.Your Do-Anything Kitchengathers the smartest ideas and savviest tricks from the Food52 community and test kitchen to help you transform your space into its very best self.
If you’re ready for a top-to-bottom kitchen revamp, this handbook’s got you covered–but it’s packed with small-but-mighty upgrades, too. Stick with us, and you’ll get to know which cooking tools are must-haves, discover new pantry staples for on-a-whim meals, and learn tons of tips to make your fridge (freezer, too!) work even harder for you. You’ll find strategies for tidying storage-container clutter and arranging all your cooking gadgets–and while you’re at it, maximizing precious drawer and counter space. Once you’ve gotten your kitchen in order, you can start cooking with a new spring in your step, thanks to a handy how-to on knife skills and a mini-guide to mise en place. A chapter chock-full of cleaning advice will keep your kitchen at its spiffiest.
Throughout, you’ll get tours of real-life, super-functional home kitchens from cookbook authors, chefs, bakers, and more. Armed with a choose-your-own-adventure meal-prep planner, helpful charts on the art of speedy, streamlined dinners, and a game-changing cleaning checklist, you’ll whiz through your routine like the efficiency expert you now are. So whether you’re putting together your very first kitchen or looking to spruce up a well-loved space,Your Do-Anything Kitchenwill turn it into the greatest-possible place to cook–and spend time.