15 Incredibly Useful Products That’ll Organize Your Kitchen

Published on: May 13, 2021fb-roundtwitter-roundemail-round
products that'll totally organize your kitchenDesign: Lindsay Lange, Credit: OXO

No matter the size of your kitchen, we can all agree that nothing feels better than organizing every inch of it. Messy cabinets, a pantry with no order? Thank you, next. We’re all about making use of space in the smartest way imaginable. 

With that in mind, we rounded up products that’ll turn your kitchen into an orderly dream. We’ve got racks for bakeware and pans, bins that’ll transform your fridge, and trays for your cutlery. Brb — we’re too busy staring at our beautifully stacked pantry. Ahhh, it feels good.

plastic storage organizer to separate and hold your food container lids of different sizes
An organizer that’ll hold food container lids of all sizes…

Because otherwise they just get tossed into a cabinet. And then you can never match the right lid with the right bottom. End the mess with this organizer. The dividers are adjustable, and each compartment can fit both square and round lids. Phew. ($15.14+, Amazon)

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clear plastic food storage bins for your fridge
A set of clear bins to help you actually see what’s in your fridge…

Zero order means that things get shoved to the back and then expire. With these bins, you’ll be able to group like items (yogurts, fruits, and veggies). So you can see what you’re running low on. Making a list for grocery day just got easier. ($31.49, Amazon)

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tiered gray cutlery tray to hold forks, spoons, and knives
A genius tiered tray for cutlery that’ll stack everything...

This little organizer is space-saving 101. It’ll provide more room in drawers, which is especially important in tiny kitchens. You’ll be able to add more utensils and you’ll even have space for larger knives and tools. Boom. ($22.95+/2 pack, Amazon)

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airtight storage containers for foods like grains, cereal, rice, pasta, and flour
Storage containers that are airtight and perfect for bulk items…

Like flour, oats, rice, pasta, and cereal. Each comes with a ½ cup serving spoon that attaches to the underside of the lid. And there are visible fill lines so you know just how much you need to add. Pop on the lid, push down the button, and presto. The seal is formed and everything inside stays fresh. ($49.99, OXO)

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soap-dispensing sponge holder
A soap-dispensing sponge holder so everything you need to clean is in one place…

No more dripping bottles. The clear bottom shows you when you need a refill. Your sponge will sit up top on a ventilated tray with holes for quick drying. The compartment below catches excess water. Your sponge will have a neat little home, and you’ll only have to press down to get it soapy. Dirty dishes gone in three...two...one… ($17.99, OXO)

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under-the-sink sliding drawer storage unit
An under-the-sink organizer with two sliding drawers…

That black hole that exists underneath your sink? Yeah, you can make use of that space. These sliding drawers can hold cleaning supplies, trash bags, and more. It’ll fit to the side of sink pipes, and since the drawers slide out, you won’t have to get on your hands and knees to dig to the back. ($19.99, The Container Store)

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plastic storage rack that can hold foil, parchment paper, and food wraps
A rack that can hold all your food storage wraps and baking papers…

Like foil and parchment paper. It can even hold longer boxes of spaghetti. Really anything that’s rectangular and doesn’t fit well on your pantry shelf. This rack will act as a home base. Plus the middle and top shelves are height adjustable, so you can personalize the system to fit your items. ($19.99, Amazon)

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metal bakeware holder that slips over the inside on your cabinet door
An over-the-cabinet holder for cutting boards and bakeware…

If you need extra storage, might as well create it. This holder slips over your cabinet door and can be tightened so it won’t bang against the door when opened. It can hold a variety of items, but we suggest odd-shaped things like muffin pans and oval cutting boards. The hooks can fit over standard cabinet doors up to 1 inch thick. ($11.99, Amazon)

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metal rack holder for round cans
A can holder if you run out of shelf room in your pantry…

It can store up to 36 cans or jars. The plastic dividers between the cans can be adjusted to create different row sizes (depending on how big your cans are). It’s a handy piece if you’ve got some floor space and don’t want to stack items. Everything can sit face up on the rack so you can see what you have. ($22.87+, Amazon)

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plastic racks that sit inside your cabinet to hold spice bottles
A shelf that’ll finally help you see all your spices at once...

It’s time to start stacking. This shelf lines the edges of your kitchen cabinet so you can actually see what you own. It’s adjustable and can fit cabinets of different sizes. It can also hold up to 40 pounds and 64 spice bottles. Talk about an impressive before and after. ($27.99, Amazon)

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under-shelf storage drawers that attach to shelves without any tools needed
An under-shelf drawer and holder so you can make use of vertical space…

They’ll pop onto shelves, no tools required. They’re the perfect solution to store small items, when drawers are packed and you’ve got no counter space left. You can get more use of closets and cabinets. Finally a handy spot for measuring spoons. ($25, Food52)

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plastic clear container for coffee k-cups
A coffee pod storage box, because throwing them into a drawer doesn’t count…

It can hold up to 29 pods and is clear so you can see what’s inside. Instead of digging your hand into a jar to find the right one, you’ll be able to pick and choose with ease. No more struggling in the morning to get your perfect cup. ($19.99, Bed Bath & Beyond)

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metal chrome tea bag carousel holder
A spinning carousel for tea bags…

Ahhh, another way to organize a kitchen item that you usually shove into the back of a drawer or cabinet. This carousel can fit up to 60 bags and revolves so you can see everything you need. It’s a nifty item to keep out on your counter for guests too. ($19.99, Amazon)

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adjustable rack for bakeware and cutting boards
An adjustable rack for bakeware…

So you can house all your baking sheets, cake pans, and more. The steel wires can be moved around, just in case you need to store something extra wide. Psst...stacking cookware on its side is much more effective than stacking things flat. And this organizer will solve all your baking storage woes. ($19.99, Amazon)

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metal chrome pan stacker
A pan rack because no set of pans actually stacks well…

It’s just a fact. This rack will separate pans out. It can stand both horizontally or vertically, and the individual wires are adjustable. It can hold up to five pans, including a cast iron. It’ll turn your cabinets into the best versions of themselves. ($17.87, Amazon)

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PS: These are editorially selected, but if you purchase, theSkimm may get something in return. PPS: If something’s out of stock, oops, it was there when we published (and all prices were accurate too). Thanks.

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