Rx: Tips for Saving Kitchen Space

If you're a typical young-ish professional living in a city, you probably don't have a big kitchen. And you also probably drink. What do you do when there are bottles to hoard and glasses to dry? 

You get one of these Oenophilia under-cabinet wine racks:

It's a bit heavy to maneuver when installing it yourself. I suggest having a friend hold it in place while you drill. Or, call your friendly Haitian handyman, like I did. 

It's a bit heavy to maneuver when installing it yourself. I suggest having a friend hold it in place while you drill. Or, call your friendly Haitian handyman, like I did. 

Everyone knows the frustration of not having a paper towel accessible when you need it most. And when you're trying to conserve limited counter space, there aren't many options. So go get one of these:

Screwing this one in was super easy. 

Screwing this one in was super easy. 

If you're low on cabinet space, or if you're an organizational nerd, get a cabinet door spice rack, like this:

You know how they say, "measure twice and cut once?" LISTEN. Or you'll be side-stacking your spices on the top row. Oops.
You know how they say, "measure twice and cut once?" LISTEN. Or you'll be side-stacking your spices on the top row. Oops.

This is super convenient to hold plastic bags, and it's totally hidden in the back of the kitchen:

There's a ton of great products out there; I can only personally advise these from experience!