paint it black – kitchen blackboard

Looking for a quick way to lift your kitchen? Put a little spring in your kitchen’s step by creating an instant blackboard to record immediate lists (no more forgetting that one thing you just ran out of!) and dinner menus for entertaining. When we renovated our kitchen 2 years ago, we gave the laminate on…

Shape I’m In – whip your kitchen into shape!

What do you do to get your kitchen into shape? With the change of season and a new arrival (the fridge!) I recently re-tidied our kitchen and so a few kitchen organisation tips will be up on the blog over the next week or so. Of course they will be weaved in with some recipes…

pesto on my mind…again…

Not a basil pesto fan? Scroll down for a link to home-made pasta and another idea for a simple sauce recipe. I found pasta terribly difficult to photograph. I had a few ideas in mind from bloggers and food magazines I had seen, but really struggled with the composition to make the pasta look nice….

hack the knife: kitchen organisation #4 storing lids

Storing lids This is great for keeping your cupboards clear of pot lids – which keeps them neater! I attached the rods to the end of the kitchen cupboards. Buy the rods from Ikea. what you need: Rods Pencil Tape measure Metre ruler Level Appropriate screws for where you a securing the rod Drill Leaving…

hack the knife: kitchen organisation #3 storing tea

Storing Tea An easy and neat way to store tea! I got these from Smiggle (I am sure Kikki K, Kmart, Target, Officeworks would have similar) – they are for stationery and fit 500g packets of loose leaf tea perfectly! Fill the tea in the desired tin section. Can cut the label or write on…

hack the knife: kitchen organisation #1 spices + dry stores

I have had a bit of a blogging hiatus. Work has been busy and I have been cooking too late to take photographs I am happy with. I am currently on holidays and with a clear headΒ I had the idea to post some kitchen organisation Cass and I have done over the 5 years we…