"Mise en place" is a French culinary term for putting everything in place. This applies to kitchen equipment and ingredients that the well prepared cook needs to prepare a meal or recipe. Even in a small home kitchen, the layout of equipment eases the flow of the meal. Here are some tips and examples.
Arrange equipment storage in a organized fashion around the stove and preparation area. Use available cabinet, counter and wall space for storage.
A magnetic knife wall rack is sanitary and functional. Multi-size flexible cutting boards store conveniently between the wall and microwave.
Pots and pans are arranged in a pull-out shelf adjacent to the stove.
Under counter mixing bowls stored near the countertop mixer.
Oil, vinegar and spray in a pantry pull-out by the stove are easily retrieved.
This countertop mug tree is repurposed to hold measuring spoons. These are arranged by same size measure on each hook.
Hooks for measuring cups under above counter cabinets are arranged same size by volume.
This 3 drawer countertop spice organizer is arranged in alphabetical order.
This step down bar for seating has under cabinet storage.
The pull out shelves for dishes, like the step down bar for seating provide ergonomic comfort.
Personal touches enhance the mood of the family and creativity of the cook. Enjoy your time even more in a organized kitchen.