We've all seen them, those neat, tidy kitchens with nary a stray spoon or spatula in sight. How do they do it? What magic keeps those kitchens in tip-top shape? And can it wave its merry wand over our kitchens, too, please? It's no magic, friends — just smart habits that anyone in any kind of kitchen can adopt. (That means you.) Here are 10 rules all clutter-free kitchen cooks live by.
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