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Kitchen streamlining

(article, Culinate staff)

Not every avid home cook has to put up with an eensy apartment kitchen. Deb Perelman, of the blog Smitten Kitchen, does — and she's learned how to make it work. In her post "How to Max Out Your Tiny Kitchen," she gives a long list of practical tips for keeping counters clear, buying only what you need, and making everything do double duty. Plus, her favorite items make good host gifts for friends who maybe really don't need (or have space) for that fancy coffee press.